Transfer Balls: Manchester City pay over the odds for Arsenal’s Stevan Jovetic
TRANSFER Balls: A look at Macedonia and Fiorentina stat Stevan Jovetic in the news:
The Mirror leads with news that Manchester City has secured the player’s signature for £28m. This, we are told, has upset Manchester United.
But it’s not yet over. And Jovetic is getting cheaper.
The Sun: “Manchester giants battle for £27m striker”
And not only Manchester are in the hunt.
STEVAN JOVETIC is at the centre of a FOUR-WAY transfer tug-of-war between the Premier League’s top clubs.
Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City and Manchester United are all battling to sign the 23-year-old Fiorentina ace.
But the Montenegro international won’t be snapped up on the cheap and clubs will have to match his £27m release clause if they want to lure him to England.
The Indy: “Manchester United ‘could move for Stevan Jovetic”
They could. Or they could not.
MiuSoccer: “Man united close in on £25m man”
IBTimes: “Fiorentina president Andrea Della Valle has now stated that only an offer of €30m (£25.8m) would tempt the Viola into selling Jovetic”
Man City are offering too much. They need to go lower.
Insidefutbol: “Serie A side Juventus are aiming to sign Fiorentina’s Stevan Jovetic, who is valued at around €40m by La Viola, according to Italian sports daily Tuttosport.”
Daily Express: “Napoli make Manchester City’s Edin Dzeko back-up transfer target – NAPOLI have made contingency plans in case they can’t land their primary transfer target Fiorentina marksman Stevan Jovetic.”
Daily Express: “Arsenal and Manchester City given hope for Stevan Jovetic as Juventus pull plug”
But isn’t he already a Chelsea player?
Caught Offside: “Chelsea Close to Completing £25m Deal to Sign Fiorentina Striker Stevan Jovetic”
How close? Cloaer than this?
Metro: “Stevan Jovetic has already agreed to join Arsenal”
Such are the facts….