It’s been a busy summer over in the Italian region of Tuscany, the Fiorentina management team have worked their socks off in a bid to give Vincenzo Montella a squad that can improve on last season’s disappointing 13th finish in Serie A.
I suspect they may have succeeded.
The La Viola have taken advantage of Villarreal’s relegation from La Liga in bringing in former West Brom midfielder, Borja Valero. It didn’t really work out for Valero in his three years contracted with the Hawthorns. In fact he spent two seasons out on loan in Spain, the latter season being part of a Villarreal squad that finished fourth, only to be relegated the next season.
Make no mistake though, he’s a fine player and along with other signings that include Alberto Aquilani and...