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Micah Richards

Manchester City defender Micah Richards has been pictured with a Fiorentina shirt for the first time since completing his loan switch.

Manchester City's longest serving player Micah Richards joined Fiorentina for the season on loan and has been presented with his shirt.

The 26-year-old made the bold decision to try his hand in Serie A and claims he turned down Premier League options in order to play in Italy.

Richards narrowly missed out on facing Ashley Cole in his opening Fiorentina fixture as the Tuscans lost to Roma 2-0 on opening day, just before the right-back's deal was agreed.

A photo has shown Richards on the pitch at the Stadio Artemio Franchi holding the No 4 shirt that will be his for the season. 

 

Richards could make his debut against Genoa this weekend in a fixture that Fiorentina need to win if they are to get their Serie A challenge on track.

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