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Monday January 16 2012
Behrami is prime Juve target

Fiorentina’s Valon Behrami is Juventus’ new top transfer target for this month, claims the Turin-based Tuttosport.

According to the newspaper, the Swiss international was identified as their primary objective following a meeting on Sunday.

President Andrea Agnelli, boss Antonio Conte, as well as officials Beppe Marotta and Fabio Paratici met for market talks after yesterday’s 1-1 draw with Cagliari.

It’s understood that Conte is looking for a new dynamic midfielder who could step in for either Arturo Vidal or Claudio Marchisio.

Fiorentina are in the midst of a crisis and fans are furious after yesterday’s shock 1-0 home defeat to relegation-threatened Lecce.

It’s unclear whether the Tuscan giants would want to further complicate matters by selling the midfielder to arch-rivals Juve.

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