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Spurs ease through in Europa League

Ryan Mason's goal was his second of the season after finding the net against Sunderland in the Premier League (Image credit: EPA)

Tottenham dispatched Fiorentina to reach the Europa League last 16 and underline their credentials as serious contenders for the tournament. Hosts Spurs took the lead as Ryan Mason strode through and side-footed home midway through the first half. The Italians rallied briefly after the break, but Erik Lamela snuffed out any hope of a fightback as he smashed in from ...

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Vincenzo Montella sacked as Fiorentina head coach

Sacked purple: Vicenzo Montella (Image credit: Getty Images)

Fiorentina have sacked head coach Vincenzo Montella and accused him of a “lack of respect”. Montella, 40, had two years to run on his contract but has been linked with Napoli and AC Milan after guiding Fiorentina to fourth in Serie A. Officials acted after accusing Montella of a lack of commitment. “We would have expected to see the coach ...

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Cuadrado needs time to settle at Chelsea, says Bacca


Sevilla striker Carlos Bacca has backed Colombia team-mate Juan Cuadrado to eventually find his feet and start impressing at Chelsea. Cuadrado joined Chelsea from Fiorentina in the January transfer window, but he has so far been unable to live up to the high expectations, having failed to score or assist in nine Premier League games. However, Bacca believes the 26-year-old ...

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Juventus see off Fiorentina to book Coppa Italia final spot

Leonardo Bonucci

Treble-chasing Juventus, beaten 2-1 at home in the first leg of the Coppa Italia semi-final, hit back with an emphatic 3-0 victory at Fiorentina to reach the final on Tuesday. Alessandro Matri, Roberto Pereyra and Leonardo Bonucci scored the goals as Juventus made light of the absence of the injured Carlos Tevez, Andrea Pirlo, Paul Pogba and Stephan Lichtsteiner in ...

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Fiorentina are eager to secure on-loan Chelsea attacker Mohamed Salah to a permanent deal as quickly as possible. The Egypt international joined Fiorentina on-loan in January without a set fee nominated for a permanent transfer. Corriere Fiorentino says Viola owner Andrea Della Valle hopes to buy Salah immediately, rather than extend his loan into a second season. Salah has been ...

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Chelsea confirm Juan Cuadrado capture


Chelsea have announced the signing of Colombian winger Juan Cuadrado from Fiorentina in a reported £23 million deal. Cuadrado has penned a four-and-a-half-year contract at Stamford Bridge in a transfer only dwarfed this window by Manchester City’s £28million purchase of Wilfried Bony. Mohamed Salah moved in the opposite direction on loan as part of the deal. The development came just ...

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Chelsea’s Marin joins Fiorentina on season-long loan

Marko Marin: Spent last season on loan at Sevilla

Marko Marin has joined Fiorentina on a season-long loan, Chelsea have confirmed. The Serbian-born German international, 25, has struggled to force his way into the first-team under successive managers at Stamford Bridge. Marin joined the Blues from Werder Bremen on a five-year deal in the summer of 2012 but played only 16 times during a difficult first season under Roberto ...

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Juan Cuadrado will stay at Fiorentina – Coach


Fiorentina head coach Vincenzo Montella is confident sought-after winger Juan Cuadrado will remain with the Serie A club this season. The Colombia international, who is reportedly a target for Manchester United and Barcelona, was left out of Fiorentina’s squad in Sunday’s 2-1 friendly triumph over Real Madrid in Warsaw, increasing speculation about his future. However, Montella believes that, despite the ...

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