Fiorentina linked with fresh move for Davide Santon
Fiorentina are planning a move for Inter full-back Davide Santon.
It’s claimed by Italian media that Fiorentina are linked with fresh move for Davide Santon.
The Italy international joined Inter Milan from Newcastle United for a fee in the region of 3.7 million euros in July 2015. His contract expires in the summer of 2019.
Santon made 110 appearances across all competitions for Inter Milan, supplying five assists in return.
He is 27-year-old and has his peak years ahead.
Davide Santon has represented Italy at Under-16, Under-17, Under-20 and Under-21 level, winning 33 caps and scoring four goals, before making his senior international debut in June 2009. As a member of Italy national football team, Santon won eight caps.
Stefano Pioli wants to sign a new full-back and Davide Santon is one of the names at the top of his wishlist.
The Italy international is thought to perfectly fit the profile of defensive player Stefano Pioli wants to target in the summer transfer window.
Fiorentina will be in the market for just a handful of statement signings who can improve the first-team.
According to Football Italia (via La Repubblica), “According to La Repubblica, Fiorentina are interested in signing Santon and have access to him via his agent, who is friends with Viola director general Pantaleo Corvino.”
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Inter Milan are preparing to sell their full-back should they receive right offer for him.
The 27-year-old is certainly a player that would strengthen the current Fiorentina squad and would be a good buy in the summer transfer window.
It will be interesting to see whether Fiorentina will make their move during the summer transfer window.
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