CHELSEA have reportedly joined Dusan Vlahovic’s growing list of suitors.
Arsenal are longtime admirers of the prolific 6ft 3 Serbian forward and could now face competition from their London rivals.
The 22-year-old is believed to have snubbed the Gunners by joining Juventus from Fiorentina for £66m in January.
And despite a stunning start to the season for the Old Lady, in which they have won just three of their first eight Serie A games, Vlahovic has continued to build on his growing reputation.
The star averages just about a goal in every other game for club and country.
He has 14 in 30 games for Juve, totaling five goals and one assist from seven games this season.
Now Graham Potter’s Blues could go for him as they continue to look for an option to fill the Romelu Lukaku-shaped hole in their side left by the great Belgium striker’s return to Inter Milan.
According to Il Bianconero, Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain are also interested.
Last month it was reported that the Gunners were making a new offer for the star in January.
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is said to have urged the club’s board to spend more than £100m to sign Vlahovic and fellow Juve midfielder Fabio Miretti.
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And with the Italian giants seven points behind the pace in Serie A and Arsenal leading the Prem, the Perm giants are hoping they will prove an attractive proposition in the New Year.
Vlahovic made his mark as the first player in Fiorentina history to score more than 30 Serie A goals in a single season.
He also has eight goals in 16 games for his country.
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