Fiorentina director Joe Barone has revealed that the Italian club are on the verge of signing in-demand centre-forward Dusan Vlahovic to a new contract.
The 21-year-old scored 21 Serie A goals last season and has also made an impressive start to the 2021-22 campaign, find the back of the net on six occasions in seven appearances.
However, according to Barone, La Viola are preparing to sign the striker to a new contract, and Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano has claimed that there could be a release clause in the agreement.
"We've all set to extend Dusan Vlahovic contract. There will be a new meeting to complete the agreement - but we're ready to give him a new contract," Barone told reporters.
Vlahovic has scored 35 goals and registered four assists in 91 appearances for Fiorentina since joining the Serie A outfit from Partizan Belgrade in 2018.