Fiorentina's Federico Bernardeschi has been linked with some of Europe's top clubs since his breakthrough 2015-16 campaign in the Serie A, but it appears the winger is now set to force a move to Chelsea in the January transfer window.
In round six of the Italian Serie A, Juventus travel to Stadio Renza Barbera to play against Roberto De Zerbi's Palermo side.
Fiorentina sporting director Carlos Freitas has denied speculation of a Chelsea bid for wing-back Marcos Alonso a day after reports surfaced that the Blues have entered into advanced negotiations with the Viola for the Spaniard.
Chelsea are edging closer to acquiring a defender after missing out on a number of key targets this summer, with the signing of Fiorentina fullback Marcos Alonso reported to be imminent.
Chelsea are looking for a left-back as well as a centre-back in Italy and latest reports suggest that the Blues are talking to Fiorentina in order to sign former Bolton Wanderers left-back Marcos Alonso, who has had two excellent seasons with the Viola.
The search for a top midfielder has eluded both Liverpool and Milan this season and it seems it will continue to do so as the two clubs lock horns for the signature of Leandro Paredes of AS Roma.
Chelsea winger Mohamed Salah has finally made his move to AS Roma permanent after impressing during his loan spell last season.
Fiorentina and Inter Milan are ready to battle for the classic six-pointer match on Sunday evening as they fight for the third and final Champions League place. Fiorentina have been inconsistent since the beginning of the new year but with four games without a loss they are slightly more confident than their opponents.
Carlos Bacca and Kevin-Prince Boateng struck in either half as AC Milan dented Fiorentina's Serie A title hopes with a 2-0 win at the San Siro that ended their long wait for victory over La Viola.
Manchester United target Felipe Anderson came off the bench to hit a late goal as Lazio awoke from their slumber to stun Serie A title-chasers Fiorentina 3-1 on Saturday.