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Tuesday June 7 2011
Vucinic in Juventus link

Juventus have re-ignited their interest in Roma striker Mirko Vucinic, according to Italian reports.

Sky Sport Italia claims that the Bianconeri yesterday held exploratory talks with the player's agent Alessandro Lucci.

The striker's future in Rome is in some doubt as he has yet to be told whether he has a part to play in the new Roma project.

The former Lecce ace, who is contracted to the capital city club until 2013, earns over €4m a season before tax.

He is believed to have caught the attention of Juventus given that the Turin giants are looking to grab a big-name striker this summer.

The Juve link has emerged just days after the player's representative dismissed suggestions of a switch to Fiorentina.

Lucci admits that he has spoken to Viola sporting director Pantaleo Corvino, but not about the Roma striker.

"Corvino and myself did have a conversation, but we did not discuss Vucinic," he told Firenzeviola.it. "Or any other of my clients for that matter.

"It was just a friendly meeting between us, a chance for us to exchange some opinions about the game.

"It's nice to know that a club such as Fiorentina rate Vucinic, but, I repeat, Corvino did not ask me for him.

"Also, it is clear that before anything I will firstly need to hold talks with the new Roma owners about their plans."

The Montenegro striker scored 10 goals in 28 League appearances for the Giallorossi this season.

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