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Ancelotti: ‘Napoli Must Keep Attacking’

Carlo Ancelotti Napoli

Carlo Ancelotti is happy to take a 4-3 victory away to Fiorentina and insists Napoli can win the Scudetto by focusing on this all-attack approach. It was a spectacular match at the Stadio Franchi, ultimately decided by Lorenzo Insigne’s two goals and two assists for Dries Mertens and Jose Callejon. “They got the ball between [...]

Champions League Contenders

With Juventus, Inter and Napoli expected to battle it out for the Scudetto this season, who are the best of the rest in Serie A? Who will claim the fourth Champions League place and who will be playing in the Europa League in 2020-21? We take a look at the Champions League contenders. ATALANTA Manager: [...]

Franck Ribery Fiorentina

Franck Ribery was given a spectacular presentation at the Stadio Artemio Franchi. “I knew three weeks ago I’d be coming to Fiorentina.” About 12,000 fans welcomed new signing Ribery, who walked onto the field to the ‘Rocky’ theme tune, and did a few ball tricks in the center circle, before speaking to the fans. The [...]

Inter Milan Star Most Valuable Serie A Player

Romelu Lukaku Inter Milan

The Football Observatory has updated their list of the most valuable players in the world and surprisingly the most valuable player in Serie A plays for Inter Milan and not Juventus. The list values Inter striker Romelu Lukuku as the 15th most valuable player in the world at €125.2m, which is €35m more than Inter [...]

Fiorentina 2019-2020 Fixtures

CF Fiorentina was founded in 1926. Fiorentina’s home colours are purple, which is where their nickname, Viola, comes from. Fiorentina’s home stadium is the Stadio Artemio Franchi which seats over 47,000 spectators. The club has two Serie A titles to their name, the most recent win coming in 1969. Viola have won the Coppa Italia [...]

Fiorentina Bring Back Vincenzo Montella

Fiorentina have officially appointed Vincenzo Montella as their coach for the second time. A statement on Fiorentina’s official website confirms Montella has signed a contract until 2021, took his first training session on Wednesday and will be unveiled this evening. The 44-year-old has been out of work since leaving Sevilla towards the end of last [...]

Juventus And Roma Stunned In Coppa Italia

Four-time defending champions Juventus on Wednesday crashed out of the Coppa Italia with a 3-0 quarter-final defeat by Atalanta BC, while AS Roma suffered a humiliating 7-1 thrashing at the hands of ACF Fiorentina. Juventus had been bidding for a fifth consecutive Serie A and Coppa Italia double this season. However, a Duvan Zapata brace [...]

Did Napoli Just Throw Scudetto Away?

Napoli’s dream of winning the Serie A title lies in tatters after they were humbled 3-0 by a Giovanni Simeone-inspired Fiorentina. A famous victory at leaders Juventus last weekend had closed the gap to a single point, but the Bianconeri won 3-2 at Inter Milan in dramatic fashion on Saturday to pull clear once again. [...]

Fiorentina president Mario Cognigni has announced plans to rename the club’s training ground after Davide Astori. Centre back Astori, who was Fiorentina’s captain, died in his sleep earlier this month at the age of 31 following a cardiac arrest. The club retired his No 13 shirt and will now train at Centro Sportivo Davide Astori, [...]

Federico Bernardeschi’s days at Fiorentina look numbered after furious members of the Serie A club’s fanbase poured scorn on the winger with an inflammatory banner outside the club’s stadium. Juventus are close to agreeing a deal to sign the versatile attacking star, but it is the manner in which Bernardeschi has looked to force through [...]