Fiorentina forward Dusan Vlahovic is heading for Juventus, according to reports – and Viola fans are not happy with the Serbian striker.
Overnight, a banner was left at the training ground of the club deriding the 21-year-old for making the move across Serie A, with the perpetrators pulling no punches with their star player.
"l rispetto non si conquista con if goal, Vlahovic: gobbo di merda", the banner read, meaning "Respect is not won with goals, Vlahovic: hunchback of s**t" in the copy.
An even more threatening message read: "Le tue guardie non ti salveranno la vita. Zingaro, per te è finite," meaning "Your guards won't save your life. Gypsy, it's over for you."
“You don’t win respect with goals. Vlahovic" ( Fiorentina Fans) pic.twitter.com/PmiqgMsl8fJanuary 24, 2022
Vlahovic has been heavily linked with a move to the Premier League all move but has seemingly left Arsenal in the lurch, with the Gunners having dedicated all of January trying to sign him.
The Serie A star was apparently unconvinced by a move to the Emirates Stadium and prepared to stay in Florence until a bigger bid came in this summer, with the likes of Manchester City, Bayern Munich and Juventus all apparently interested. This new move from Juve – which could bolster their Scudetto hopes – seems to be good enough to up sticks.
This isn't the first time that Italian fans have been livid with a star leaving for Turin.
Federico Bernardeschi became the subject of Florentine furore when his proposed move was met with a banner reading "Who wouldn't like to spit in your face", while Chiesa has similarly been targeted with the "gobbo di merda" insult.
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Mark White has been a staff writer on FourFourTwo since joining in January 2020, writing pieces for both online and the magazine. Over his time on the brand, he has interviewed the likes of Aaron Ramsdale and Jack Wilshere, written pieces ranging on subjects from Bobby Robson's season at Barcelona to Robinho's career, and has been to the FA Cup and League Cup finals, working for FFT.
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