Vito Doria Date: 21st August 2020 at 4:08pm
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Fiorentina are turning their attention towards Chelsea Zappacosta due to potential difficulty in acquiring his former Roma teammate .

The Gigliati have retained coach Giuseppe Iachini for the 2020/21 campaign and they intend to strengthen on the right flank after experimenting with Federico Chiesa as a wing-back.

According to Sky Sport Italia, Fiorentina have been speaking to Alessandro Lucci, who is the agent of both Zappacosta and Florenzi, and the former, 28, is likely to join on a deal.

The Viola have been trying to complete a deal for Florenzi in recent months, but the 29-year-old could be on his way to , who are coached by experienced Carlo Ancelotti.

Zappacosta spent the 2019/20 season on loan at Roma, but calf and knee injuries kept him out for the majority of the campaign, limiting him to just nine Serie A appearances with the Giallorossi.