Fiorentina winger Juan Cuadrado's agent admitted that "two top European clubs" made bids for his client in the summer.
Cagliari moved off the foot of the Serie A table as Albin Ekdal's 15-minute hat-trick saw them beat 10-man Inter Milan.
Khouma Babacar grabbed a late equaliser to secure a point for Fiorentina as they drew 1-1 at Torino.
Juventus defended their place at the top of Serie A with Arturo Vidal on target twice in a 3-0 win over Cesena.
Fiorentina twice hit the woodwork and missed other chances and had to settle for a goalless draw against Sassuolo.
Fiorentina got their first win of the Serie A season with a 1-0 victory at Atalanta on Sunday evening.