After failing to renew the contract with their star forward Dusan Vlahovic, Fiorentina is ready to sell him this January. The Italians have slapped a massive €90 million price tag on the Serbian, according to Gazzetta Dello Sport.
Vlahovic has been one of the best young forwards in the Serie A and Fiorentina wants to tie him down with a new contract. However, even after offering him a ‘significant’ new contract, the 21-year-old has decided not to sign a new deal.
This meant that Fiorentina will have to sell him in the coming months to earn more. Vlahovic has his current contract till 2023, and the latest development has alerted the likes of Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United and Manchester City.
FIORENTINA FAIL TO HOLD ON TO VLAHOVIC
Vlahovic exploded in the second half of last season as he ended up scoring 21 goals for Fiorentina in Serie A. He has followed this form to the new season as well. Currently, in his 8 appearances for La Viola in all competitions, the Serbian has scored 6 goals.
Fiorentina was desperate to extend the contract of Vlahovic. The club was ready to offer an impressive new contract to the Serbian. This could have made the 21-year-old the highest paying player of the club in their history. But with Vlahovic looking to move to a bigger club decides not to sign a new contract.
This has prompted Fiorentina to make the player available in the January transfer window. However, with his contract coming to an end in 2023, this January will be the best time to make the most money from his sale.
Multiple clubs have shown interest in the player already. This includes the likes of Spurs, who were linked with the Vlahovic in the summer. Both the Manchester clubs are also monitoring the situation alongside Arsenal.
Back in Italy, Juventus are interested in Serbian, but the price tag of €90 million could be too much for them. Whether any club will be looking to sign him in January is a doubt. But it is now almost certain that Vlahovic will be leaving Fiorentina very soon.
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