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Jovetic Talks Up Arsenal Move After Admitting ‘Affinity’ With Gunners
Despite the transfer window being closed there is still plenty of gossip doing the rounds in the newspapers so we’ll keep you up-to-date with the latest transfer rumours. Today, Stefan Jovetic talks up a move to Arsenal.
Fiorentina striker Stefan Jovetic has fuelled speculation that he could make a move to Arsenal after admitting he’s always had an ‘affinity’ with the Gunners, according to the Sun.
The 23-year-old hitman has been strongly linked with a move to the Emirates this summer with Arsene Wenger understood to be keen on signing the Montenegro front-man to spearhead the Arsenal attack next season.
Jovetic has now responded to those rumours admitting he’s flattered to be linked with a ‘big club’ like Arsenal and revealed he’s always had a special ‘affinity’ with the Gunners. The striker told the Sun:
“I’ve heard about Arsenal’s interest. It’s a big pleasure for me to be on the radar of such a big club. I am happy about that.
“I’ve always had an affinity with Arsenal. It’s a major club with a big tradition, one of the biggest in Europe.
“It’s not easy to replace Van Persie, who scored a lot of goals.
“Arsenal have plenty of players who don’t score like Van Persie, but are also very good.
“They are still very strong. I often watch Premier League games on TV. It’s one of the best leagues in the world and looks tempting for me.
However, while Jovetic appears open to a move to north London he insists he’s only concentrating on trying to get Fiorentina in to the Champions League next season. He continued:
“Maybe one day I will play there but I have a contract with Fiorentina and battling for a Champions League place in Serie A is the only thing I’m thinking about now.”
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It certainly seems like Jovetic would be keen on a move and it’s interesting to hear him say he’s always had an ‘affinity’ with Arsenal. I’d love to see him come to the Emirates this summer, he’d be a great addition to the squad, but we’ll have to see whether Wenger follows up his reported interest at th
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