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Old 08-21-2012, 02:41 PM   #787
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Default Re: 2012-2013 English Premier League Thread (La Liga, Serie A, etc.)

Originally Posted by Jasi
Still no news on this.
Who knows how this story will end...

Fiorentina had a very nice market session. We have a solid team now.
Of course not the same strength as City, and with no European tournament.
But it may be more difficult to lure JoJo out of a team with a very solid defense, and Borja Valero, Pizarro, Aquilani and Mati Fernandez in the midfield.
Now he's THE star in a team that will compete for a UCL spot, so he may become a much more valuable piece for next year's summer market.

Yep, looks like was premature in reporting the deal was "close". Fiorentina has put a very nice team together, that's for sure. Pizarro didn't play much at City last season but he made a nice impact when he got minutes. Borja Valero is an excellent player from the Villarreal games I've seen, and Aquilani obviously is a capable midfielder himself. I'll definitely have to watch some of their games this year.
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