Man Metropolis endure vital setback with “excessive level” 21-aim beast, Pep undoubtedly fuming
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11/5/2021 | 05: 05pm
Manchester Metropolis’s hopes of signing Dusan Vlahovic this summer season peek to include taken a blow, after Fiorentina’s asking note for the Serbian became printed.
In accordance with La Gazzetta dello Sport (via Soccer Italia), Fiorentina include considerably raised their asking note for the 21-year-outdated striker from €40m (£34.4m) to €60m (£51.6m) sooner than the summer season.
Metropolis include been lately linked with a switch for the broken-down Partizan Belgrade striker as they ogle up another option to the legendary Sergio Aguero this summer season, with the Argentinian striker confirmed to be leaving when his contract expires on the tip of the season.
While Pep Guardiola’s aspect include performed with out a striker on a quantity of cases this season, failing to herald a pure striker in the summer season would recede them with upright Gabriel Jesus and 18-year-outdated Liam Delap as alternatives for the Spanish manager up front next season.
Therefore, it looks doubtless that the Electorate will try and imprint a striker this summer season and after Erling Haaland’s extortionate asking note became printed earlier this year, Vlahovic might maybe maybe include been a low-rate replace.
Is Vlahovic rate the asking note?
Though he would restful be considerably less expensive than the Norway worldwide, this records on Fiorentina raising their asking note for Vlahovic will undoubtedly advance as a blow to Metropolis, and Guardiola will undoubtedly be frustrated that groups are requesting so great for young strikers in the meanwhile, especially in a put up-pandemic switch market.
The Serbia worldwide might maybe maybe also restful uncover to be rate the inflated asking note, however, as he has hit 21 targets in 34 Serie A appearances so far this season, incomes an excellent 6.93 sensible ranking from WhoScored for his performances.
Used Serbia striker Darko Kovacevic became fleshy of reward for Vlahovic lately, announcing:
“He is upright 21-years-outdated and is displaying great things.
“I don’t whisper this because he is Serbian like me, however because he is a the truth is excessive-level participant and a tough employee.
“If he continues like this, in three, four years he would possibly be among the many tip 5 absolute most realistic strikers on this planet.”
Therefore, Vlahovic is clearly destined for mountainous things in the atomize and would include per chance been an graceful addition to Metropolis’s aspect this summer season, however his increased asking note might maybe maybe also well discourage Txiki Begiristain and Guardiola from bringing him to the Etihad.
Given groups know that Metropolis want a striker and that they are a the truth is prosperous club, promoting groups will virtually undoubtedly be boosting the prices of their avid gamers if the champions-elect advance calling and that, understandably, might maybe maybe include Guardiola fuming as he appears to toughen his squad.
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