Fiorentina have confirmed that they intend to retain Bulgarian striker Valeri Bojinov, despite reports linking him with a move from the club.

Internazionale were reported to be lining up a swap deal with keeper Francesco Toldo, while Bojinov has expressed an interest in playing in Germany, with Bayern Munich his preferred club.

However, despite the speculation, it appears the 19-year-old will be staying in Florence.

“I’ll confirm what I stated a few days ago, Valeri will stay with us,” said Fiorentina’s sporting director Pantaleo Corvino.

“At the moment it appears we won’t be making any moves in the market before January 31,” he concluded.

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