Mihajlovic trying to bed down new Fiorentina striker Silva

Fiorentina coach Sinisa Mihajlovic is eager to play down expectations over new striker Santiago Silva.

Silva is expected to face Parma tonight.

Mihajlovic said: “We signed Santiago as an understudy to Gilardino, but he still needs to get used to Italian football and hasn’t yet assimilated certain movements.

"Gilardino is more of a fox in the box, whereas Silva plays more of a part in the build-up.

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