Serie A patch for Astori

All Serie A teams will wear a special patch this weekend with a message for Fiorentina captain Davide Astori.

The Italy international died in his sleep on Sunday at the age of 31 and the funeral was attended by thousands of fans, as well as representatives from all the clubs, in Florence today.

Benevento had announced their jersey for the game against Fiorentina would include a patch on the sleeve reading: #ciaoDavide13

Now the Lega Serie A has announced that all teams this weekend will wear the same message.

There will also be a minute’s silence before kick-off in all this weekend’s Serie A and B games.

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