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25 September 2020

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Photo: PA Images "Since my arrival in Florence we have always declared that we want to give our fans a home that matches Florence and the history of Fiorentina. As a first option, our plan was to make the 'Artemio Franchi' stadium a modern facility that meets the needs of a club that has great ambitions," said Fiorentina owner and chairman Rocco Commisso. 
Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

1. Fiorentina outline plans for new €250 million stadium

Fiorentina are planning to build a new €250 million stadium and have outlined the economic impact the 42,000-seater would have on the local economy. The project would generate 1,000 new jobs and have an overall financial impact of €5 billion over ten years, according to calculations by Deloitte.

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