Mario Gomez prepared to leave Fiorentina

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Fiorentina striker Mario Gomez has confirmed that he is prepared to leave the club if it's the best thing to do for both parties, reports the Express.

The 30-year-old has been linked with a summer move away from Italy, with Premier League side Liverpool one of the rumoured interested parties.

Liverpool and Besiktas Interest

However, with The Reds on the brink of signing Christian Benteke from Aston Villa, it's believed their interest in Gomez has been dropped.


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Despite Liverpool pulling out of the race, Gomez is still a wanted-striker, with Turkish outfit Besiktas in the market for a new target-man after Demba Ba left them in order to join Chinese side Shanghai Shenhua earlier this summer.

Besiktas want to make a formal offer for Gomez, but are yet to hear back from Fiorentina regarding his availability.

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Gomez Career

Gomez has only been in Italy for two years, scoring just seven Serie A goals in 29 appearances for The Viola.

The German international joined the club after agreeing to leave Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich due to them signing Robert Lewandowski from rivals Borussia Dortmund.

Prior to his Munich exit, Gomez had played 115 Bundesliga matches for the German champions, scoring an impressive 75 goals.

However, his future is now uncertain after he revealed that he may leave Fiorentina if it suits both parties.

The striker was talking to media after the Italian side lost to Paris Saint-Germain in a pre-season friendly, and he confirmed that he is in discussions with the club regarding his future.

Gomez Discusses Future

He said: “This is a very important period for me.

“We have to understand what the best thing is for me and for Fiorentina, nothing is decided yet."

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