ARSENAL and Man Metropolis have acquired an enormous switch enhance with Fiorentina’s chief admitting Dusan Vlahovic may depart the membership if he doesn’t signal a a brand new deal.
The 21-year-old Serbian striker is one among Serie A’s greatest younger abilities and has been closely linked with a transfer to the Prem after rising as a goal for each Man Metropolis and Arsenal over the summer season.
The Serbian has scored 34 targets in 88 appearances since becoming a member of Fiorentina from boyhood membership Partizan Belgrade in 2018
Vlahovic netted 21 targets in 37 Serie A video games for Fiorentina final season and was reportedly a target for Spurs ought to Harry Kane have left for Man Metropolis.
LaLiga winners Atletico Madrid also had an offer of £51million rejected for the player earlier than sealing the return of Antoine Griezmann from league rivals Barcelona.
Regardless of all the hypothesis, nevertheless, Vlahovic confirmed on deadline day that he would be staying on the Stadio Artemio Franchi this season.
He instructed Sky Sports activities: “I’ve acquired high proposals this summer season, actually large additionally for the membership.
“But I was never pushing to leave. I wanted to stay at Fiorentina … and I’m staying, yes.”
Fiorentina are determined to maintain maintain of their prized asset, however chief Rocco Commisso has now admitted that the Serbian might be offered for the best value.
Chatting with TGR Rai Toscana via Football Italia, Commisso stated: “The correct provide has not arrived.
“And though I don’t suppose he’ll depart, we plan to present him a contract – the richest within the historical past of Fiorentina
“I’m comfortable for him as a result of they’re actually necessary figures. And if he needs to go away subsequent yr, we’ll speak about it.
“He has to know that if he will get that a lot cash, he owes it to his staff.
“There are groups curious about him, however I’ve not set costs. I need him to remain one other yr.”
NEW CONTRACT HOPE
Vlahovic’s current deal expires in June 2023 and the membership will hope to tie him all the way down to a extra long-term deal to maximise his worth and guard towards the potential for him leaving without cost.
Relating to a brand new contract, Commisso instructed Calcio Mercato. “I hope he’ll keep for a very long time. Will he signal the brand new contract? I received’t make guarantees I’m not sure that I can maintain.”
With Arsenal scoring simply as soon as of their 4 Prem video games thus far, Mikel Arteta will be desperate for more goals and might be persuaded to maneuver for the Serbian sooner fairly than later.
Pep Guardiola has joked to the media about his facet not needing a striker after scoring 11 targets of their 4 Prem video games and putting six past RB Leipzig within the Champions League.
However with Vlahovic’s spectacular goalscoring document, Man City are unlikely to pass up on the opportunity to signal such a promising younger expertise if he turns into out there.
The ten-cap Serbia worldwide already has 5 targets in simply 4 appearances this season, with Fiorentina profitable two of their opening three video games within the Serie A.
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