FIORENTINA are set to spark a £50million scramble for striker Dusan Vlahovic at the end of the season — and maybe sooner.
The Serie A side know they cannot keep the Serbian much longer.
So they have started a search for his replacement.
And that news will get Premier League big guns twitching.
Next summer is the most likely time for a bid but massive offers are possible in January.
Vlahovic, 21, was on the hit list at Tottenham in the last window as the ideal replacement for Harry Kane, if he left.
Manchester City considered Vlahovic as an alternative to their top target Kane.
Meanwhile, Liverpool and Arsenal have also been linked with the star.
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And he could shoot straight on to Newcastle’s shopping list as they wait to flex their muscles in the market under their new owners.
Vlahovic is contracted to Fiorentina until summer 2023, so they are in the zone where his price may start to drop soon.
European giants including Paris Saint-Germain are among others who are keen but Vlahovic’s advisers have links with the Prem, where big cash is still available.
The Serbian scored 21 league goals last season and has started the new campaign with six goals in eight appearances across all competitions.
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