Fiorentina confirm Hernán Toledo’s loan to Lanús

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With no place in the Fiorentina squad this season, Hernán Toledo will gain further first team experience on loan with 2016 Transición champions Lanús.

The 21-year-old only made his senior debut with Vélez Sarsfield in 2015 but it was the short championship that Lanús won over the first half of 2016 where Toledo really caught the eye.

The Santafesino’s trickery and creativity prompted Serie A side Fiorentina to shell out $7.5 million via the complication of a third-party and the infamous Uruguayan club Deportivo Maldonado.

However, unable to break into Paulo Souza’s plans in Florence, Toledo will bolster Jorge Almirón’s Lanús squad.

Toledo said earlier in the week, “I just have to come and sign, everything else is OK” and now Fiorentina have confirmed the deal.

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The loan will run for six month until the end of the season and doesn’t include any option to make it permanent meaning Toledo should get another opportunity to impress in Italy.

Although the 21-year-old still has much to prove, Toledo should prove to be an excellent acquisition for El Granate and will provide support for loan striker José Sand.

Toledo will be Lanús’ second incoming after Paraguayan Matías Rojas and could soon be joined by Unión defender Rolando García Guerreño.

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