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Saturday’s transfer rumors – Arsenal ‘agree €80m fee’ for Serie A goal machine

Dusan Vlahovic - Fiorentina
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Arsenal ‘agree €80m fee’ for Serie A goal machine

Fiorentina’s €80 million price tag for Dusan Vlahovic is within Arsenal’s budget ahead of the January transfer window.

The Gunners would like to sign the prolific Vlahovic this winter. With Alexandre Lacazette almost certain to leave in the summer, a new striker is needed. The London side can match Fiorentina’s €80m asking price, provided they can include add-ons to reach that sum.

Fiorentina are open to doing a deal as contract talks with Vlahovic have broken down. As a result, the Serie A club’s chiefs Joe Barone and Daniele Prade met with Arsenal in London this week. [Gianluca Di Marzio – in Italian]

Newcastle make Barcelona star a transfer priority

The Saudi-owned Magpies have made Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen a transfer priority.

Despite rating the German highly, Joan Laporta would be open to a sale. If the Barcelona president decides to go ahead with talks, Newcastle have an offer of around €55 million prepared. [El Nacional – in Spanish]

Inter Milan star signs new long-term deal

Italian midfielder Nicolo Barella has signed a new contract with Inter Milan until June 2026, with a salary worth around €5 million net per season.

Read the full story here on Ace Football.

De Jong to leave Barcelona already?

Having struggled to make his mark at Camp Nou, Luuk de Jong could be set for an early exit.

Barcelona will look into ending the Dutch striker’s loan deal early in January to send him back to his parent club, Sevilla. [Sport – in Spanish]

Shevchenko set to take charge of Genoa

After five years in charge of the Ukrainian national team, Andriy Shevchenko will try his hand at club management.

The former AC Milan and Chelsea striker is set to become the manager of Genoa. The club sit in 15th place in Serie A, just one point out of the relegation zone. [Gianluca Di Marzio – in Italian]