The striker comes into the team because of injuries to Luca Toni and Stevan Jovetic, while Adem Ljajic is only on the bench because of a reported muscular problem he suffered in the Viola's final training session.
Meanwhile, Maxi Moralez has recovered from his injury for Atalanta but earns only a place on the bench tonight as striker German Denis will be supported by Giacomo Bonaventura and Marko Livaja from attacking midfield.
Atalanta: Consigli; Stendardo, Lucchini, Scaloni; Del Grosso, Radovanovic, Biondini, Bonaventura; Livaja, Brienza; Denis
Subs: Polito, Frezzolini, Troisi, Moralez, Canini, Giorgi, Contini, Brivio, Ferri, De Luca, Palma, Parra
Fiorentina Viviano; Rodriguez, Roncaglia, Compper; Pasqual, Sissoko, Pizarro, Borja Valero, Aquilani; Cuadrado; El Hamdaoui
Subs: Neto, Lupatelli, Larrondo, Llama, Migliaccio, Ljajic, Bernardeschi, Romulo