Report: Juventus set their sights on £60m Spurs summer transfer target

Dusan Vlahovic
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Juventus have set their sights on a move for Fiorentina striker Dusan Vlahovic next summer, according to Calciomercato.

The 21-year-old striker was said to have been on the radar of Tottenham Hotspur this summer, having been one of a number of strikers which the club were weighing up signing, irrespective of Harry Kane’s uncertain future at the time (Sky Sports).

Sources in Italy claimed the North Londoners were prepared to offer the centre-forward almost double the salary of what Fiorentina were prepared to offer during their negotiations with the player over a new deal in what could have been a £60m transfer.

Vlahovic caught the eye having scored 21 goals in 37 Serie A appearances last season and has already netted three goals in three outings in all competitions at the start of the new campaign (transfermarkt).

Juventus want to bring in one high-profile signing next summer following the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo and have earmarked the Serbian international as the man they want to bring to Turin.

The Old Lady have already set the wheels in motion havng made contact with the 21-year-old’s agent, Fali Ramadani to begin to understand the costs of such a deal.

SpursWeb Opinion

Vlahovic would have been a brilliant signing for the club this summer, even at £60m considering his goal return in Serie A last season which was a remarkable amount for a younster.

At 21, he could have been considered as a long-term successor for Harry Kane but it seems unlikely that he would have been prepared to play a back-up role given the fact he is the main man at Fiorentina.

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  1. Why are we, in recent times talking about another striker playing a”backup role” to Kane? Since when has it become the norm that a big team like Tottenham can’t have two top strikers at the same time?


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