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Pochettino’s Striker Search Nears End: Dusan Vlahovic Set to Shine

Dusan Vlahovic

In an exciting turn of events for Chelsea Football Club, they have been granted the “green light” to pursue a player plus cash deal involving the highly coveted striker Dusan Vlahovic. The Blues have expressed a long-standing interest in Vlahovic and are eager to facilitate a deal that would see their striker Romelu Lukaku making a move in the opposite direction.

The Blues Squad Revamp Spurs Lukaku Exit Amid Morale Boost

Mauricio Pochettino’s determined efforts to streamline his squad and boost morale have triggered significant changes at Chelsea this summer. Additionally, several players, including Mason Mount, Mateo Kovacic, and Cesar Azpilicueta, have been offloaded. This strategic approach aims to pave the way for a fresh start and rejuvenation within the team.

The acquisition of Dusan Vlahovic aligns seamlessly with Pochettino’s aspirations to fortify the squad’s attacking prowess. With the versatile Christopher Nkunku and Raheem Sterling already in the fold, Nicolas Jackson’s recent arrival from Villarreal has further amplified the attacking prowess. The addition of Vlahovic will provide an extra dimension to Chelsea’s offensive options.

Romelu Lukaku’s desire to depart Chelsea following his loan tenure at Inter Milan has been no secret. Despite a previously anticipated return to the San Siro, a change of heart led to a breakdown in the Inter Milan relationship. Eager to move within Europe, Lukaku’s preferred destination seems to be Juventus. An enticing prospect of joining as part of a deal to secure Dusan Vlahovic. Reliable sources confirm that Lukaku has reportedly agreed to a three-year deal with the Italian club.

Chelsea-Juventus Negotiations for The Entry of Dusan Vlahovic

Negotiations between Chelsea and Juventus are currently in progress, ironing out the finer details of the deal. Chelsea is expected to pay an additional £34.4 million to secure Vlahovic’s services. The Serbian striker showcased his potential with 10 goals in 27 appearances last season. He looks set to make his long-awaited move to the Premier League.

Vlahovic had come close to joining Arsenal during his tenure at Fiorentina but opted for a move to Juventus instead. This decision paid off as the Gunners’ £88 million bid was accepted, but Vlahovic’s commitment to remaining in Italy prevailed. If Vlahovic arrives at Chelsea. Mauricio Pochettino will have at his disposal the two strikers he has been seeking this summer.

On the other hand, Christopher Nkunku and Raheem Sterling, both versatile players, offer the flexibility to fill the striker role if needed.

Juventus Director Cristiano Giuntoli’s decision to delay his visit to London hints at the intricate negotiations at play. Both clubs are actively negotiating the terms of the potential deal. However, Juventus is seeking a swap deal accompanied by a monetary sum. The negotiation process has underscored the complexities involved. Further raising questions about the compatibility of the swap and its implications for both teams.

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