Sunday, 8th June, 2014

New Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino is happy for the club to launch a swoop for Juventus striker Mirko Vucinic.

The Montenegro international struggled for regular playing time with the Italian champions last season, managing just 203 minutes of football in Serie A, amid fierce competition from Fernando Llorente, Carlos Tevez and Fabio Quagliarella.

He came close to joining Arsenal on loan in January, but the switch fell through when Juventus demanded a fee from the Gunners for the loan period.

Now, according to Italian outlet Calcio Mercato, Vucinic is firmly on Tottenham's radar.


New Spurs boss Pochettino is thought to have been alerted to the striker's availability by club sporting director Franco Baldini, who has numerous contacts in his homeland.

And the former Southampton boss is believed to have given the green light to Vucinic being brought to White Hart Lane this summer.

There is set to be much interest in the 30-year-old however, while it is not yet clear how much Juventus will ask for a player who has one year left on his contract in Turin.

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