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Federico Chiesa: Thank-you Napoli, but Fiorentina my future

Federico Chiesa has no doubts about committing himself to a new Fiorentina contract.

The son of former Parma star Enrico Chiesa only turned 20 last month, but is already one of the hottest properties in Italian football and recently signed a new contract to June 2022.

“If I signed the renewal, it's because I think I can continue my journey with the club where I grew up and who invested in me for 10 years. It's a personal choice, I extended the contract to continue my growth process," he told La Gazzetta dello Sport.

“My father lifted a trophy with the Viola jersey and I'd love to do the same."

Yet he has already been linked to the likes of Inter, Napoli, Roma, Juventus, Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain.

“I thank (Napoli President Aurelio) De Laurentiis and (Inter Coach Luciano) Spalletti for their kind words, they were very flattering and must mean I am doing well. I must continue like this.

“I just signed the contract and can see myself in Florence for a long time. I'd love to win a trophy at Fiorentina. Many new players have arrived, we'll see game by game where we end up. I see Napoli and Juventus as equal favourites for the Scudetto, but Inter can get into the fight too. The most entertaining team are certainly Napoli."

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