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Marin: Jovetic convinced me about Fiorentina

Chelsea midfielder Marko Marin admits Manchester City striker Stevan Jovetic had a say in his move to Fiorentina.

Jovetic left Florence for City last summer.

"I asked Jovetic if I could take it [the number eight shirt] and he was enthusiastic about it. I also asked him a lot about Florence and the club," said Marin.

"I hope to be back as soon as possible, though I'm already feeling quite good."

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