Man Utd, Chelsea boosted as Serie A giants set stance over £61m star

Date published: Monday 18th February 2019 12:43 - Oli Fisher

FERRARA, ITALY - FEBRUARY 17: Federico Chiesa of ACF Fiorentina looks on during the Serie A match between SPAL and ACF Fiorentina at Stadio Paolo Mazza on February 17, 2019 in Ferrara, Italy. (Photo by Mario Carlini / Iguana Press/Getty Images)

Serie A side Fiorentina have reportedly slapped a €70million asking price on Federico Chiesa amid interest from a number of clubs.

Italian paper Corriere dello Sport stated earlier in the month that Manchester United are one of a number of clubs keeping a close watch on the 21-year-old.

However they are reportedly not alone, as Bayern Munich, Real Madrid and Manchester City are also firmly in the hunt to sign the Fiorentina star.

The right winger – who was linked with both Liverpool and Chelsea last summer – has 10 goals and six assists for Fiorentina this season so far.

Now, Italian transfer outlet Calciomercato claim that Fiorentina have set a huge €70m (£61m) asking price for Chiesa if they are to sell to their Serie A rivals.

Juventus and Inter Milan have been linked with a move for the Italy international, but will seemingly have to pay more than club from abroad in order to land his signature.

Chiesa has been with Fiorentina since 2007 as a junior, and they apparently turned down a €50million advance from Napoli in the summer.


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