Previous
Apoel Nicosia
Real Madrid
7:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Borussia Dortmund
Tottenham Hotspur
ESPN3 7:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Manchester City
Feyenoord Rotterdam
ESPN3 7:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Napoli
Shakhtar Donetsk
ESPN3 7:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Sevilla FC
Liverpool
ESPN3 7:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Spartak Moscow
NK Maribor
ESPN3 5:00 PM UTC
Game Details
AS Monaco
RB Leipzig
ESPN3 7:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Aston Villa
Sunderland
7:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Columbus Crew SC
Toronto FC
ESPN3 1:00 AM UTC Nov 22, 2017
Leg 1
Game Details
Houston Dynamo
Seattle Sounders FC
3:00 AM UTC Nov 22, 2017
Leg 1
Game Details
Next

Transfer Rater: Mahrez to Manchester City

Transfers
Read

Transfer Rater: David Luiz to Man United

Transfers
Read
 By Ben Gladwell

Fiorentina sign midfielder Jordan Veretout from Aston Villa

Jordan Veretout spent last season on loan at St Etienne.

Fiorentina have completed the signing of Jordan Veretout from Aston Villa after he decided against a permanent switch to St Etienne.

Veretout, 24, has joined the Viola for an undisclosed fee, reported to be in the region of €7 million and signed a four-year contract.

"It's a great day for me," he told the Serie A club's website. "I'm ready to give my best for Fiorentina. My position is in the centre of the midfield and I like to entertain people. I know Carlos Sanchez here and I'm delighted to link up with him again."

Veretout made 25 Premier League appearances for Villa in 2015-16 before joining St Etienne on loan a year ago. He featured 35 times for them in Ligue 1 last season and scored three goals.

St Etienne had been keen to make Veretout's deal permanent, but sporting director Dominique Rocheteau said: "We know him well as a man and a footballer, but frankly we were surprised and disappointed by his conduct.

"He didn't respect the word he had given us and the agreement we had with him. His arrival had all been organised, but he then told us he wanted to go to Fiorentina.

"His choice is a sporting one. Now we've discovered that we weren't his first choice."

His arrival in Florence comes a day after they sold Federico Bernardeschi to Juventus and he becomes their sixth new signing this summer, after Vitor Hugo, Nikola Milenkovic, Bruno Gaspar, Rafik Zekhnini and Petko Hristov.

Carlos Sanchez, who was initially loaned to Fiorentina from Villa, completed a permanent move to the Serie A club earlier this summer.

Information from the Press Association was used in this report.

Ben Gladwell reports on Serie A, the Italian national team and the Bundesliga for ESPN FC, UEFA and the Press Association. @UEFAcomBenG.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.