Antonio Conte could be about to bolster his midfield with the acquisition of Fiorentina midfielder Milan Badelj.   Who is he? The midfielder is a 27 year-old Croatian international, having impressed at Euro 2016 over the summer. He occupies the central midfield position and is a reliant and consistent passer of the ball and his 

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It seems like the “kisses and cuddles” that Jose Mourinho shared with Diego Costa at half-time in Chelsea’s 0-4 win at Maccabi Tel Aviv last Tuesday evening weren’t enough to maintain the peace for too long. The explanation offered by Mourinho to his angry exchange with his striker as they headed towards the changing room, 

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Goalkeeper: Gianluigi Buffon At the age of 37, veteran Gianluigi Buffon has had one of the best seasons to date as Juventus challenge for the treble. The Juve legend has kept 18 clean sheets in Serie A conceding just 20 goals – the best in the league. The nearest challenger is Roma’s Morgan De Sanctis 

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Chasing a Champions League spot, Inter Milan backed Roberto Mancini in January with the loan signings of Lukas Podolski, Davide Santon and Xherdan Shaqiri as well as the permanent signing of Marcelo Brozovic for £2.5 million from Dinamo Zagreb as Inter looked to close the gap on a flagging Lazio in third. Fiorentina meanwhile, sitting 

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Since the mess left behind by Delio Rossi after his sacking in 2012, Fiorentina have been on an upward curve under the ownership of the Della Valle family. La Viola narrowly avoided relegation after caretaker manager Vincenzo Guerini was left to pick up the pieces left by Rossi and aiming for a resurgence, the club’s 

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Fiorentina had not recorded a victory over Juventus in front of their home fans for 15 years, a Gabriel Batistuta goal earning a 1-0 victory back in December of 1998. On Sunday afternoon, the Stadio Artemio Franchi was reminded of their legendary striker by another Argentine, Carlos Tevez taunting the Viola faithful with Batistuta’s idiosyncratic 

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It was with deep regret that Erik Lamela finally competed his long-awaited move from Roma to Tottenham Hotspur, the Argentine winger making way as the Italian club needed to cash in on the £25 million deal to balance the books. The move has been met by widespread disappointment around the capital as Roma have lost 

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On the face of it, the decision to finally sell Stefan Jovetic to Manchester City was a risky and potentially backward step for Fiorentina. However, with some very shrewd and wise investments, the sale could springboard the Florence based club back into European football’s elite club category. At this same time last year, Fiorentina were 

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Despite the transfer window being closed, there will always be rumors all over the market. Arsenal, usually, are being linked with almost every player available in the market, and end up singing no one. Today, we’ll be focusing on Fiorentina’s talented striker Stevan Jovetic. The Montenegro international has been heavily linked with a move away 

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Florence is usually named as the birth place of the Italian renaissance, the rebirth of Italian culture through the medium of literature and art. Reformed after bankruptcy and their subsequent relegation in 2002, and then their flirtations with relegation again last season, it is the city’s football club that are continuing the historic theme of 

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At the start of the summer, hopes for Fiorentina were relatively low. A disappointing 2011/12 season finished with them in 13th place and many of their fans feeling frustrated. Their season was hardly ideal, after manager Sinisa Mihajlovic was sacked in November, and replaced by Delio Rossi who steered them, well more like dragged them 

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12 weeks into the Serie A campaign, we see the defending champions Juventus on top of the League table. We can also see that this season there will be 5 teams in for the fight: Juventus, Inter, Napoli, Lazio and Fiorentina. Let’s start off with Juventus, the defending champions look like the team to beat 

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  There were moments during January when, as a Manchester City fan, I winced when looking at City’s starting eleven. Given that Vincent Kompany had recently received a four-match suspension, and that Kolo Toure was absent due to his participation in the African Cup of Nations, Roberto Mancini was left with two options, play Stefan 

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For the last few years, it seems that Juventus have been in search of a world-class striker. However, with Juve winning their first Scudetto since the 2002-03 campaign*, this year is more vital than ever. In the final days of the transfer window, Juventus have made this mission their top priority. Here are the more 

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