Mali's Mohamed Sissoko, left, Ousmane Coulibaly, center, and Fousseyni Diawara celebrate after the final whistle in their African Cup of Nations Group B soccer match against Congo, in Durban, South Africa, Monday, Jan. 28, 2013. Mali drew Congo 1-1 to advance to the quarterfinals.(Photo: AP)
The Florence club, sixth in Serie A and seven points off Italy's third Champions League spot, said in a statement on transfer deadline day that the Mali international was joining initially on loan.
The 28-year-old has spent the last season and a half at French league leaders PSG after spells at Juventus, Liverpool, Valencia and Auxerre.
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