Melo wants to become Fiorentina skipper

The Brazilian has impressed for the Viola this season.

“I think the fans like the way I play on the pitch,” Melo told

“I am working hard to become the leader of this side and I think I have the characteristics to do this at a team like Fiorentina. It would be amazing.

“The midfielder has reflected on the game against Bayern and he has also shared his views on the possibility of playing for Brazil in future.

“I am happy for the way we played against Bayern as well as Inter,” added the midfielder.

“Brazil? I know [Carlos] Dunga was watching the Inter game but I don’t know about the future.

“I’m like Amauri, Fiorentina is my national team.”

Fiorentina will take on Atalanta at the Artemio Franchi on Sunday.