Fiorentina eyeing move for Montpellier left-back Jerome Roussillon

Jerome Roussillon is a target for Fiorentina.

Fiorentina are eyeing move for Montpellier left-back Jerome Roussillon, according to the football transfer rumours in Italian media.

The France international was signed by Montpellier in January 2015 from Sochaux. The 25-year-old has a contract until 2019 with the club.

Since his arrival from Sochaux, Roussillon has scored six goals and provided seven assists in 87 games for Montpellier, including two goals and three assists in 16 games in all competitions this season.

The France international has been in impressive form for Montpellier this season.


Jerome Roussillon
Jerome Roussillon


Jerome Roussillon has represented France at Under-18 and Under-20 level, winning five caps.

The Fiorentina manager is in the market for a new left-back.

Stefano Pioli is looking to shore up his defensive options and Montpellier’s Jerome Roussillon happens to be a target.

The Fiorentina manager has been impressed by his performances this season and could make a move in January transfer window.

According to the report, Fiorentina have set their sights on Montpellier left-back Jerome Roussillon, the Italian giants want Roussillon to replace Maxi Olivera, who is set to join Serie A rivals Cagliari.


Montpellier are not in a position where they need to sell and would like to keep hold of the left-back, but right offer may force the club to consider a deal.

The 25-year-old is certainly a player that would strengthen the current Fiorentina squad and would be a good buy in January.

Whether he will join Fiorentina or not remains to be seen.

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