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Mirko Vucinic Transfer Rumours: Latest News on the Juventus Star

BR-UK StaffAnalyst IIIJanuary 30, 2014

Mirko Vucinic Transfer Rumours: Latest News on the Juventus Star

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    Transfer deadline day is upon us, and Juventus' Mirko Vucinic is a player in the news.

    The jockeying for position is taking shape with Arsenal one of the teams in the frame for his signature.

    For any further details about Vucinic's future plans with Juve, or elsewhere, be sure to check back here throughout the week.

     

    Latest update: Friday, Jan. 31.

Arsenal Move for Vucinic Hangs in the Balance

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    Arsenal's hopes of landing Mirko Vucinic hang in the balance, according to Antony Kastrinakis of The Sun (subscription required).

    Valencia have also been credited with an interest in the player, according to the report, and Juve technical director Beppe Marotta is quoted as saying:

    If he does not accept the  destinations open to him we need to respect this situation. 

    Vucinic has scored more than 20 goals in two years and has the right to  be at Juventus.

Arsenal in the Hunt for Vucinic

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    Arsenal are being strongly linked with a move for Vucinic, and according to a report from Simone Bargellini of Sky Sports, the forward is training alone.

    Vucinic saw a potential move to Inter Milan fall through, according to a report from the Daily Mail Online's Adam Shergold, but he could still be on the move.

    Arsenal are in need of a new striker. In addition to the proposed move for Julian Draxler, they are in the hunt for Vucinic.

    Bargellini quoted the forward's agent, Alessandro Lucci, as saying: 

    Vucinic spoke with (Antonio) Conte and they have agreed he will train apart in these last days of the transfer market because he is involved in some possible negotiations.

    But I want to say that Mirko has never asked to be sold. 

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