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‘Lethal finisher’ Vlahovic completes Juventus move

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‘Lethal finisher’ Vlahovic completes Juventus move

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Rome (AFP) – Serbian striker Dusan Vlahovic has done his transfer to Juventus from Serie A rivals Fiorentina, the Turin club verified on Friday, hailing the arrival of a “lethal finisher”.

Vlahovic, who turned 22 several years on Friday, has been the revelation of the initial 50 percent of the year in Italy and is the league’s joint best scorer with Ciro Immobile on 17 plans.

“20 ambitions in 24 appearances, in between Serie A and Coppa Italia, in the to start with portion of the 2021/2022 time,” wrote Juventus on their site.

“Those people quantities increase to 41 in 64 appearances if totalled with these from the 2020/2021 time.

“Any player boasting stats like these can be summed up in two terms: lethal finisher – or, if you want, Dusan Vlahovic, now formally at Juventus – what much better way to celebrate your 22nd birthday?”

Juve sit fifth in the desk and have scored only 34 plans in 23 Serie matches, 11th-greatest in the division.

Their assault has been weakened by the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo to Manchester United and a year-ending damage to Federico Chiesa.

The striker arrived at Juventus for a health care earlier on Friday.

Italian media noted that Juventus ended up spending all over 70 million euros (78 million dollars) for the youngster, who has usually been in comparison to Zlatan Ibrahimovic,

“It would be reductive to describe Dusan as only a drive of mother nature,” Juventus ongoing.

“In addition to his physical prowess, he shows fantastic technique, energy, class, and all-importantly, a scientific coldness in front of intention.”

Vlahovic at 16 became the youngest at any time participant to participate in for his area club, Partizan Belgrade, joining Fiorentina in the summer months of 2018 and flourishing in the Italian technique.

“In less time than envisioned, he grasped the demands of soccer in Italy and adapted his particular person participating in design and style to the rigours of calcio,” Juventus included.

“Season 2020/21 was the calendar year Dusan definitively exploded on to the scene.

“No other striker has scored as a lot of as his 38 plans around the very last two seasons mixed, 1 more than Ciro Immobile and at minimum 10 much more than any other striker still actively playing in our league.”

Juventus are 11 factors driving Serie A leaders Inter Milan but just one stage off the Champions League berths whilst they have performed one sport additional than fourth-placed Atalanta.

Champions Inter ended Juventus’s nine-year Serie A reign final season.

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