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Fiorentina midfielder Saponara angry with Sousa over injury claims

Fiorentina midfielder Riccardo Saponara has slammed former coach Paulo Sousa.

Sousa has claimed Saponara is carrying a serious ankle injury.

"I was really upset by that. Sousa was not fair to me and he lied, because I do not have a chronic condition. It has been resolved now," said the midfielder.

“Now it's my job to get back into the team and convince Stefano Pioli I should start. I almost always played behind the striker in my career, but I can be versatile and take on any position in midfield or attack."

On his €9m fee from Chievo, Saponara added: “I think they underpaid…"

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