Montella boosted by January deals

The Italian is confident his latest reinforcements will provide the necessary ingredients currently missing within his squad.
Fiorentina coach Vicenzo Montella has declared himself satisfied with the club's January dealings after bringing four new faces to the club.

The Viola have added Anderson, Modibo Diakite, Antonio Rosati and Alessandro Matri to their ranks in a productive month of transfer business in Florence.

Montella believes the new acquisitions will add vital missing ingredients to his squad as it aims to qualify for the Champions League.

“Diakite has the physicality that we were missing,” Montella said at a news conference ahead of this weekend's trip to Cagliari. “Anderson can play a little of everything in our method of play that is ideal. Based on our assessments, we believe he can play around 30 minutes this weekend."

Fiorentina currently trails third-placed Napoli by three points in Serie A.