Edimilson Fernandes has been a big part of Fiorentina’s season this year, but I Viola chiefs have not yet decided if they want to sign the midfielder in a permanent capacity. 

The 23-year-old has made 28 appearances in all competitions for the Serie A outfit in the present campaign, and has scored two goals in what has a been a mixed bag of performances. 

A report from Calciomercato claims that Fiorentina boss Vincenzo Montella is yet to decide whether or not he wants to stump up the €8 million required to make the Swiss international’s switch a permanent one. 

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Fernandes joined West Ham back in 2016 from FC Sion, for a fee of £5 million. Struggling to crack the first-team in East London after his breakout season in the 2016/17 season where he made 28 appearances in the Premier League. 

With eight caps for Switzerland, some fans may be surprised to see the Irons being so willing to say goodbye to Edimilson Fernandes. 

 

Were West Ham wrong to insert an option to buy in Edimilson Fernandes' loan deal?

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