Fiorentina plotting January move for Chelsea defensive star

first_img1 Fiorentina are considering a January move for Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma.The Italian club were interested in the Frenchman during the recent transfer window but were rebuffed in their approach.Fiorentina fans were frustrated with the lack of spending in the summer and are eager for signings to be made in January.And it seems they may get their wish as, according to Corriere dello Sport, the Serie A side is ready to move for Zouma.The Italians  are hoping they can persuade the 20-year-old to leave Stamford Bridge by promising him regular first-team football.With Chelsea reluctant to sell, Fiorentina are set to propose an initial loan deal before making a permanent move at the end of the season. Kurt Zouma last_img read more

Bruins’ Collison injures knee in exhibition

first_imgFrom staff reports When Darren Collison went to UCLA’s bench in the second half of an exhibition game, it seemed like a customary move to rest a starter during a blowout. However, Collison injured his left knee Friday against Azusa Pacific and will have an MRI today. Collison had his knee wrapped and was on crutches after the game. Ben Howland said the worst-case scenario is a meniscus tear. That could mean a 4-to-6 week rehabilitation period and possible arthroscopic surgery. Collison never limped off the court. He scored the game’s first points off a steal and a one-handed dunk, so perhaps he came down awkwardly on the court after that play. Collison was meeting with a doctor and his parents after the game. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREStriving toward a more perfect me: Doug McIntyre Asked if he heard something pop, Collison said: “A little. We’ll see.” Collison scored 12 points on 5-for-7 shooting and added seven assists in UCLA’s 111-61 victory.last_img read more