Castrovilli set to pen new Viola contract

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Fiorentina have been handed a boost with the news Gaetano Castrovilli is set to sign a new contract to stay put until June 2024.

Fiorentina have been handed a boost with the news Gaetano Castrovilli is set to sign a new contract to stay put until June 2024.

The 22-year-old midfielder has enjoyed an impressive first Serie A season to date on the back of a two-year loan spell at Cremonese.

Castrovilli has scored one goal and provided an assist in his seven appearances for La Viola this term and has already become a key part of Vincenzo Montella’s plans.

The Italy Under-21 international started his career in Cagliari’s youth ranks and then moved to Bari, where he made 11 league appearances.

He joined Fiorentina in 2017 on a deal until summer 2021 and has been gaining experience with Cremonese.

Castrovilli scored five goals in 52 Serie B games with I Grigiorossi and has now been given an opportunity to shine in the top flight.

It’s being reported that his new deal will also see him earn €800,000-per-year net plus performance-related bonuses.

Fiorentina have called a press conference for Thursday morning in which director Daniele Prade is set to officially announce the news.

La Viola is currently eighth in Serie A after seven matches, but they have won their last three consecutive matches and are only two points behind fourth-place Napoli.

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