Vlahovic is in the ‘biggest club in Italy’

Dusan Vlahovic signed for Juventus Turin on Friday evening for the sum of 80 million euros, including bonus. Obviously eagerly awaited despite his 22nd spring given his price but also his start to the season with Fiorentina – 17 goals – the co-top scorer in the Italian Championship was presented to the press on Tuesday. The Serbian striker began his conference by thanking his former team in which he played for more than three seasons, having in particular a word for Cesare Prandellicoach of the Viola between 2005 and 2010 then during the 2020-2021 season. « He did so much for me and I will be forever grateful to him. Fiorentina welcomed me well when I arrived and I always tried to give the best of myself, being professional until the end »claimed Vlahovic.

“I will do my best to go far”

« Happy and proud » to join « the biggest club in Italy« , he did not hesitate long before making his decision, motivated by the values ​​of the Old Lady. « The choice of Juventus was not difficult. The thirst for victory and to fight until the end is part of the DNA of the club and it is also my mentality“, slipped the one who will wear the number 7 on his back. A number has an important symbolic aspect in Turin, because it has been neglected by Cristiano Ronaldo since his departure from Manchester United last summer. « The number 7 shirt doesn’t represent anything. All the numbers are important here. I chose it because it’s the closest to the number 9 » (carried by Alvaro Morata, editor’s note).

While he could make his big debut with Juventus against Hellas Verona on February 6, he was asked about possible competition with Kylian Mbappé and Erling Haaland. « I try to work hard and focus on myself. I try to be focused at all times, I don’t know where I will go, but I will do my best to go far »said the native of Belgrade, who will discover the Champions League during the double confrontation against Villarreal by Unai Emery in the round of 16 (February 22, March 16).

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