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.
Slovenia striker Josip Ilicic hit a brace and late substitute Jakub Blaszczykowski added the trimmings as Fiorentina replaced Inter Milan at the top of Serie A on Wednesday with a 3-1 win at Palermo.
Stevan Jovetic, who now plays for Internazionale on loan from Manchester City, has recently spoken about his time in the Serie A and claims that it is more difficult than the Premier League.
JUVENTUS v FIORENTINA Juventus Stadium, Turin Sunday 13th Dec, 2015,Ai??20:45 GMTAi?? *** Juventus have won five games on the trot but face a test of character when they host high-flying Fiorentina this weekend. La Viola will be hoping their in-form strikers can make the decisive difference against the rejuvenated Old Lady. Fiorentina have already scored 30 goals this season with Nikola Kalinic and Josip Ilicic sharing the bulk of them. Juventus, meanwhile, have not been so prolific with Paulo Dybala leading from the front but Mario Mandzukic, Alvaro Morata and Simone Zaza have been struggling to get the goals. Both sides are unbeaten in the last five games but Juventus have won all their games in this period. After a stuttering start to the campaign, Allegri’s men have reacted like champions. However, they need to get a positive result in this genuine six pointer against their old rivals. Both sides made it through to the knockout stages in Europe midweek […]