Franck Ribery has joined Fiorentina on free transfer.
The French midfielder had earlier left Bayern Munich after spending 12 years at the German club.
Fiorentina, in a statement through its website announced the signing of Ribéry.
The statement said:
“ACF Fiorentina announces that he has signed the player Franck Ribéry.
“The new purple footballer will be presented tomorrow, Thursday 22 August, at 5.30 pm in the “Manuela Righini” Press Room of the “Artemio Franchi” Stadium.
“At the meeting with the media, for logistical reasons, only 1 journalist per head may be admitted. We invite interested newspapers to attend the press conference to send a request for accreditation by 13:00 on Thursday.
“Starting from 20:00 the Artemio Franchi Stadium will open the gates of the Tribune to the purple fans to give everyone the chance to greet the new purple football player.”