Fiorentina join Juventus in Elmander chase

Fiorentina have joined Juventus in the hunt for Bolton’s Swedish striker Johan Elmander, according to talkSPORT.
The 29-year-old is out of contract at the end of the season and despite being offered a 12-month extension to his current deal, looks likely to move to Italy in the summer.
La Viola coach Sinisa Mihajlovic has struggled to make the most of a talented squad this term and despite a recent return to form, is keen to add to his attacking options.
The former Toulouse forward has been linked with a move to Juventus for some time, yet uncertainty surrounds the future of current coach Luigi Del Neri, who is expected to leave the club in May.
The Old Lady have been beset with problems in forward positions all season – a knee injury to Fabio Quagliarella ending his season prematurely in January and various setbacks for Vincenzo Iaquinta and Luca Toni compounding Juve’s troubles.
Bolton manager Owen Coyle is keen to retain the services of Elmander, who is the club’s record £8.2m signing, yet concedes the target man is “entitled” to make a decision on his future at the end of the season. Welcome Bonus Offer Betway

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