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Giuseppe Rossi

29-Year-Old Forward     Fiorentina  Serie A


Birthdate:  February 1, 1987    Birthplace:  Teaneck, NJ, USA    Nationality:  Italy    Height:  5' 8"    Weight:  159 lbs    

May 24, 2016    Giuseppe Rossi News

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Rossi scored eight goals and added four assists in 33 combined appearances for Fiorentina and Levante this season.

Rossi had a dreadful time in Italy, failing to score a single goal in league for La Viola, but he managed six goals and two assists in 15 starts after his January loan move to Spain. Still property of Fiorentina despite falling out of favor at the club, Rossi is expected to field offers from other clubs this summer and could be on the move for a nominal fee.

Giuseppe Rossi – Season Projections
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Season League Team Mins Goals Assists Shots SOT Pass Com. Acc. Cross Crosses Tckls Won Fouls Won
2016 Proj. Serie A Fiorentina 2092 3 6 61 13 792 12 50 31 36
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Giuseppe Rossi: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

January 8, 2016

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Rossi has been held scoreless after 13 shots taken over nine Serie A outings this season, although he's managed to assist on two goals over that time span.

Rossi's lack of production this season certainly stems from his inability to start over fellow forwards Nikola Kalinic and Federico Bernardeschi, while also splitting starts with Ante Rebic and Khouma Babacar. Unless injuries open up opportunities for Rossi, the 28-year-old will continue to be limited for the remainder of the season.

December 31, 2014

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The club has announced it expects the striker to return to action in March, Football Italia reports.

This news leaves Fiorentina looking for temporary help until he returns.

October 21, 2014

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Fiorentina plan to give an update on the condition of Rossi's knee in three to four weeks time, Football Italia reports.

Rossi is a fighter who has come back from so many injuries. Chances are he will do well once again after he is declared fit.

September 5, 2014

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Rossi will be sidelined for four-to-five months after undergoing yet another surgery on his right knee, ESPN FC reports.

Rossi was fit for the beginning of last season but had surgery on his knee in January was deemed not healthy enough to play for Italy in the World Cup. He'll now be sidelined again and people will start to wonder how much longer he can keep doing this.

September 1, 2014

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Rossi will undergo yet another knee surgery after he hurt his right knee during training last month, Sky Sports reports.

Rossi has already torn the ACL in his right knee twice and while the latest surgery is a basic arthroscopic procedure, given this history with knee problems, it could be a while before Rossi returns to the pitch.

August 18, 2014

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Rossi has reportedly been feeling pain in his right knee, and he has been told to rest for at least seven days, Football Italia reports.

For most players, a little knee soreness wouldn't be too much of an issue, especially before the season even begins, but with Rossi's history of knee injuries, any pain in the area is treated with extreme caution. He will likely undergo a scan in the coming days to determine the extent of the injury, and he could be in danger of missing the Serie A opener against Roma on Aug. 30.

June 1, 2014

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Rossi was left off the Italy 23-man squad for the World Cup, with Napoli forward Lorenzo Insigne getting selected ahead of the New Jersey-born striker, ESPN FC reports.

Rossi missed four months during the Serie A season after suffering another right knee injury, but he appeared to prove his fitness since returning in early May. Rossi failed to make the 2010 squad as well, and it will likely be very difficult for him to make the 2018 World Cup when he will be 31.