Fernandez and Alonso agree new deals with Fiorentina

ROME: Midfielder Matias Fernandez and defender Marcos Alonso have signed new contracts with Serie A title hopefuls Fiorentina, the team said on their website.

Chilean Fernandez's deal will keep him at the club until June 2018. He joined from Sporting Lisbon in season 2012-13.

Spaniard Alonso has extended his contract until June 2021. He began his career with Real Madrid before moving to English club Bolton Wanderers and then Fiorentina.

Second-placed Fiorentina host Lazio, who are 10th, in Serie A on Saturday.