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Aquilani’s revival

3 May
Italy Soccer Serie A

7 goals so far this season – career best

It’s easy to be overlooked when you play in the midfield with David Pizarro and Borja Valero, when your teammates are in great form like Juan Cuadrado and Adem Ljajić, when the first star of your team is Stevan Jovetić. When Alberto Aquilani came to Fiorentina everyone has forgotten about his obvious talent and focused on the fact that he had few injury-riddled seasons ever since leaving Roma. Never managed to make a mark in Liverpool, had ok, but not great seasons in Juventus and Milan. Everyone was expecting that he’d miss half of the matches this season due to injuries. And it did seem that way at the beginning – he wasn’t fully fit for the start of the season and missed couple of games, but from November (his first start was vs Milan on 11th of November, which was round 12 of Serie A) he was without injuries and his form was only getting better with time. Continue reading