Lukas Podolski wants to return to Arsenal when his loan expires at Inter Milan, according to manager Roberto Mancini.
Neil Redfearn has taken heart from Leeds' claims that their young first-team players will not be sold in the summer.
The Italian Serie A club welcomed the 25-year-old Brazilian midfielder to Florence on Thursday, in anticipation of what is expected to be a loan move.
Fiorentina announced on their website that Anderson met with sporting director Daniele Prade and technical director Eduardo Macia.
Anderson, who has spent six-and-a-half seasons with the Barclays Premier League champions after joining from Porto, has dropped down the pecking order at Old Trafford under manager David Moyes.