Arsenal And Chelsea Target Keen On Juventus Switch

Stefan Jovetic wants to join Juventus, rather than a Premier League club.

Arsenal and Chelsea target will submit a formal transfer request at Fiorentina this week – but wants to move to Juventus rather than the Premier League, reports Gazzetta dello Sport.

The Montenegro international is one of the hottest properties in the Serie A and has been linked with a big money move away from Florence all summer.

The 22-year-old will reportedly meet with Fiorentina president Andrea delle Valle on Wednesday and demand a move, with Serie A Champions Juve thought to be his preferred destination.

Juventus’ first offer of £10 million plus Alessandro Matri and Michele Pazienza was rejected by Fiorentina, who are holding out for a fee of £25 million.

Arsenal and Chelsea have also been tracking Jovetic, who primarily plays as a second striker, for some time.

Chelsea’s interested cooled when they landed £32 million man Eden Hazard but Arsenal are in the market for replacements for outbound Robin van Persie and Andrei Arshavin and will be disappointed by Jovetic’s desire to stay in Italy.

The former Partizan Belgrade youngster has scored 22 times in 84 league appearances for Vincenzo Montella’s side.

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