Viola enter Appiah race
By Nadia Carminati
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Stephen Appiah has reportedly been targeted by Fiorentina.Birmingham and Middlesbrough target Stephen Appiah has reportedly caught the eye of Fiorentina.
The Juventus midfielder has finally forced his way into Fabio Capello's plans, as the Turin club look to push on for the league title.
However, the Ghanaian is expected to move in the summer, and already numbers Premiership clubs amongst his suitors.
Indeed, Birmingham boss Steve Bruce has already confirmed an interest in the African ace.
Fiorentina have now apparently joined the suitors, with suggestions that the 24-year-old could be key to Giorgio Chiellini's future.
Chiellini is co-owned by the two clubs, but playing at Fiorentina who are keen to make him completely their player.
However, Juve would like to bring the player to Turin and may offer Appiah as a sweetener to ensure the Viola accede to their wishes.