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Transfer Balls: Manchester City pay over the odds for Arsenal’s Stevan Jovetic

by | 11th, July 2013


TRANSFER Balls: A look at Macedonia and Fiorentina stat Stevan Jovetic in the news:

 July 11

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.

Daily Star:

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”

July 10

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.

July 9

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.”

July 7

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.”

July 4

Daily Express:  “Arsenal and Manchester City given hope for Stevan Jovetic as Juventus pull plug”

But isn’t he already a Chelsea player?

June 12

Caught Offside: “Chelsea Close to Completing £25m Deal to Sign Fiorentina Striker Stevan Jovetic”

How close? Cloaer than this?

March 28

Metro: “Stevan Jovetic has already agreed to join Arsenal”

Such are the facts….

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