Fiorentina yet to make mind up on Anderson


Fiorentina are still in two minds as to whether or not they should try and keep Manchester United loanee Anderson, reports suggest.

Fiorentina are yet to decide whether they will try and sign Manchester United winger Anderson on a permanent basis, according to La Nazione.

The Viola were shocked 4-3 by minnows Sassuolo last night in a scintillating encounter that saw Giuseppe Rossi mark his return from injury with a goal.

Despite their defeat, Fiorentina are set to finish fourth in Serie A and secure an automatic spot in the group stage of next season's Europa League.

After a largely satisfying season, Fiorentina will look to strengthen their squad to try in the summer for a Scudetto bid having seen this season tail off a little, losing the Coppa Italia final to Napoli and exiting the Europa League at the hands of Juventus.

Fiorentina brought in Anderson from Manchester United, where he had become a peripheral figure, in January on loan for the rest of the season.

There was a wave of enthusiasm for the Brazilian after he arrived and it had looked likely that the Viola would attempt to bring him in permanently.

But Anderson has made very little impression at the Stadio Artemio Franchi and La Nazione believes that the decision over his future is currently 50-50.

The fans in Florence have taken against striker Alessandro Matri, who is regularly booed and jeered, but they seem indifferent to Anderson.

It has been reported that £5m would be enough to persuade Man United to sell the man they bought for close to £27m back in 2007.

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