According to reports, Arsenal have a full agreement with Fiorentina over a deal to sign star striker Dusan Vlahovic in the January transfer window.
Alongside Arsenal, fellow Premier League giants like Manchester City, Manchester United, and Tottenham Hotspur are also scouting the young forward. While Italian giants Juventus are also keeping a close eye on the forward.
The 21-year-old forward has recorded 20 goals and set up a further four for his teammates this term in just 24 appearances in all competitions for Fiorentina. (stats via Transfermarkt). With a goal return like that, a number of top-European clubs are after his signature. But reports earlier this month suggested that Arsenal are willing to out-bid all the other clubs in the hope to land Vlahovic.
Dusan Vlahovic’s current deal at Fiorentina runs only until 2023. While the young forward has shown no interest in signing a new deal at the club. Hence Fiorentina are ready to cash in on their young prodigy for a good fee instead of losing him on a free in 2023.
Reports from Italian publication La Stampa suggest that Arsenal have a full agreement with Fiorentina worth £62million for the striker. The agreement also includes which includes Lucas Torreira, who is currently on loan with the Serie A club.
Are Arsenal the perfect fit for Dusan Vlahovic?
The gunners are currently in a massive striker crisis. Both the club’s senior strikers look set to leave the club in January or at the end of the season. The former club captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang still remains exempted from the squad by the manager Mikel Arteta and Aubameyang looks set for a move away from the club.
While Alexandre Lacazette’s contract with Arsenal is up at the end of the season. So there is no doubt that Arsenal are in desperate need to sign a striker in the January or summer transfer window.
The Gunners this season have the lowest average age in the Premier League at just 24.2 (start via Transfermarkt). The young Arsenal forward line contains the likes of Saka, Emile Smith Rowe, Martin Odegaard, and Gabriel Martinelli. Dusan Vlahovic can be the perfect fit and lead the young frontline for years to come.
Dusan Vlahovic to wait until the summer?
While Fiorentina are open to letting the star striker go in the January transfer window. But reports suggest that Dusan Vlahovic is willing to wait until the summer to decide his future. The Serbian striker is prioritising a move to a club in the Champions League.
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