Fiorentina starts off in conference league with a major absence

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Florence starts again in the Conference League with a major absence

Important defection for Fiorentina expected tomorrow at home to Genk from the first match of the Conference League group stage, competition of which è was finalist in June losing to West Ham. Jack Bonaventura is not among the players called up for Belgium: for the midfielder it is a precautionary stop following a knock suffered on Sunday against Atalanta.

Also still missing from the roll call is Ikoné still struggling with the aftermath of a hip injury suffered in August. Here is the full list: Amatucci, Barak, Beltran, Biraghi, Brekalo, Christensen, Comuzzo, Dodò, Duncan, Gonzalez, Infantino, Kayode, Kouamé, Lopez, Mandragora, Martinelli, Martinez Quarta, Milenkovic, Nzola, Parisi, Arthur, Ranieri, Sottil, Terracciano.

These are the statements of the eve of the viola coach Vincenzo Italiano: “We strongly wanted to return to Europe, last year we had an exciting journey, sorry for how è went the final, we must treasure the mistakes and restart with the goal of moving forward as much as possible”.

“In the last edition we always respected all opponents and we will do it again this time – added the purple technician -. Genk è a fearsome and valuable formation, but unlike a year ago we want to start immediately to score points. Sorry for the absence of Bonaventura, who took a hit to the rib”.

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