Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)

Football | Transfer Watch

Joaquin © Action Images

Fiorentina agree to buy Malaga's Joaquin

Serie A club Fiorentina have agreed to buy former Spain winger Joaquin from La Liga side Malaga pending a medical, the two clubs said on Wednesday.

Joaquin, who will be 32 next month, began his professional career at Real Betis and joined Malaga in 2011 after a five-year stint at Valencia.

He became a firm favourite with the fans and scored several vital goals on the Qatar-owned club's run to the last eight of the Champions League last season.

Neither club disclosed financial details of the deal but Joaquin is valued at €3.5 million on website Transfermarkt.com, which tracks soccer transfers.

"Malaga would like to thank Joaquin for his dedication, professionalism and commitment to the club and wish him good luck in his first professional experience outside Spain," the club said on their website (www.malagacf.com).

Fiorentina finished fourth in Serie A last season and qualified for the Europa League, the continent's second-tier club competition.


More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Other Live Streaming

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Sports Talk

Dr Errol Sweeney
Ref Webb confirms PL meddling
Referee Howard Webb has admitted that there was definitely interference from the PL.

Segun Odegbami
Mamelodi Sundowns - so near yet so far
Mamelodi Sundowns are on the verge of history, as they are within touching distance of what has...

Calvin Emeka Onwuka
Klopp has Mourinho in his sights
One of the most iconic images of the last season was the reactions of Jamie Carragher and Thierry...

Sunday Oliseh
Does the best coach always rule?
When Pep Guardiola was coach of Barcelona, a spell that lasted four years, Barcelona were near...