Saponara played under new coach Vincenzo Italiano during his six-month loan spell at Spezia last term and he'd like to stay at the Artemio Franchi, now that he has returned.
“I get on well with the coach, there's a great relationship there. He respects me and knows how to get the best out of me," Saponara said at a press conference.
“There's a good chance that I'll stay at Fiorentina this season and I would be happy to do so. Knowing the coach already, I definitely have a bit of an advantage over my teammates, but everyone will have the chance to get to grips with his tactics.
“They don't teach you how to have a football career at school. My first few years at a high level left a mark, but you make a lot of mistakes when you're 20 years old. When I look back, there are regrets there, but I'm happy with who I am as a person.
“Now I just want to enjoy what's to come. I want to enjoy my football and help my team-mates out."
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