A transfer saga to monitor over the coming months is that of Liverpool linked Dusan Vlahovic. After the player stayed at Fiorentina in the summer, contract talks with the club have broken down.
The Serbian's agent has now spoken out to say that the decision in respect of the contract is final as Europe's big clubs circle trying to obtain the services of the Fiorentina hitman.
No turning back for Vlahovic
Speaking to the Corriera della Sera newpaper, Vlahovic's agent Giovanni Branchini was keen to put on record the reasons that his client maybe looking for a move.
“There are many situations that can prompt a player to want a change of scenery, regardless of the economic situation".
“Maybe they just have the ambition of choosing where to play. If Vlahovic decides against signing a new contract, he is making an investment on himself, giving up on the money he could earn just by signing right away on a renewal.”
There was further comment from the player's camp as reported by Firenzeviola.it which once again re-iterated the players desire to move away from La Viola.
“Dusan will not sign any renewals with the Fiorentina . This summer we brought Fiorentina a 60 million + bonus offer, but they said no. We have no intention of negotiating the renewal ”
There appears to be a battle going on in public between Fiorentina's president Rocco Commisso and Vlahovic's entourage.
This is quite normal as both parties try and negotiate the best possible outcome for themselves.
It seems Vlahovic will definitely be on the move but it will take a sizeable offer to secure his services.
Liverpool will not spend this type of money on a squad player so any interest they have could indicate a change in the way the number nine role will be played under Jurgen Klopp.
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