Belfast Telegraph

Friday 6 May 2016

Anderson completes Fiorentina move

Published 18/01/2014

Anderson has swapped England for Italy
Anderson has swapped England for Italy

Manchester United midfielder Anderson has completed his loan move to Fiorentina, the Serie A club have announced.

The 25-year-old, who has been at Old Trafford since 2007, took part in his first training session with his new club on Saturday after agreeing a move until the end of the season and passing a medical.

The Brazilian has failed to establish himself as a regular in the United midfield and in the summer he will have just one more year on his contract.

Anderson told "The team look after me, everyone is trying to help me adapt to Italian football. I appreciate what everyone is doing for me, it's very nice.

"I am very happy. I am very happy in Manchester United as well, it's a big club for me. I've been there for seven or eight years, I have a lot of friends and family there. Now it's a new challenge.

"I've come here to try to help the players, try to help the team, try to help the manager and do my best.

"I know last year Fiorentina missed out on the Champions League by two points. This season they are trying to get in the Champions League, I have come here to try to help."

La Viola currently lie fourth in the Serie A table, five points behind Napoli and the third and final Champions League spot.

They host Catania on Sunday.

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