Atletico Madrid is not joking at all, Atletico Madrid want Dusan Vlahovic by the end of the weekend at the latest! The midnight transfer story was launched by probably the best informed Italian journalist Gianluca di Marzio with the information that Atletico sent an official offer to Fiorentina worth 60,000,000 euros with all the bonuses!
It was written only a few hours earlier that the champion of Spain is ready to set aside 50,000,000 euros, but in the late hours, Di Marzio announced that the amount is much higher, when all the extras are included, which is very close to the amount of 70,000,000 euros.
how much Fiorentina are looking for a super-talented striker. It is unlikely that Atletico will cross that border, but as the mentioned source states, in case they start thinking in Fiorentina, they are ready to offer the contract of the young Argentine defender Nehuen Perez (21) with the money.
Atletico's offer was presented to Fiorentina's leaders shortly before midnight, and it is stated that the owner of the club, Rocco Commisso, received the condition that he must submit the answer whether he accepts Vlahović's sale within 48 hours or by the end of the weekend.
Let us remind you, Fiorentina also started the last battle with the intention of keeping Vlahović. On the table is a contract worth 4,000,000 euros a year, which will make him the highest-paid player in the club, but with the condition that he agrees to include a buyout clause of 70,000,000 euros.
Which, we should not forget, has been the reason in recent months why the negotiations on signing new cooperation are so protracted ... Now they are in sweet torment at the Artemio Franchi Stadium. On the one hand, the club could be left without the most talented individual, the scorer of 21 goals in 37 league games last season.
Again, Fiorentina could get a serious amount of money, a record considering that Rui Costa has been at the top for 20 years, when Milan paid the amount equivalent to today's 41,320,000 euros! Vlahovic would also become the third most expensive reinforcement in Atleticos history and would stand side by side with Diego Costa, for whom 60,000,000 euros were paid four years ago.
Only Thomas Lemar from 72,000,000 euros from Monaco would be left in front, and the inviolable Joao Felix, which was paid 127,000,000 European banknotes to Benfica two years ago. Fiorentina already have two candidates to fill Vlahovic's place in case he leaves.
The first is Gianluca Scamacca, who returned to Sassuolo after a good season on loan in Genoa, and Mateus Cunha from Hertha. Interestingly, both are also on the wish list of Roma and Atalanta