Fiorentina interested in Defrel

One of names being linked with an exit from Trigoria is Gregoire Defrel. Il Corriere della Sera claim Fiorentina are strongly interested in the Frenchman as there has been contact between Viola sporting director Corvino and the agent of player. Roma do not want to take a huge loss on the player but they are willing to sell him on loan with an obligation to buy. Fiorentina also like El Shaarawy but his wages are a problem.

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