Friday June 17 2011
Vucinic has 'broken' with Roma

Mirko Vucinic's agent admits “something has broken with Roma, but we are only in preliminary talks with Juventus” after a trip to England.

The striker is unhappy with his position at the club, especially in the wake of big changes from new Coach Luis Enrique and President Thomas Di Benedetto.

While Juventus are the current favourites to sign him, Blackburn Rovers have also shown an interest.

“I went to England in order to get a better idea of the situation,” agent Alessandro Lucci told Sky Sport 24.

“Don't forget that I have another 20 players to discuss, so the trip was not explicitly about Vucinic. Premier League interest for Mirko was a while back and we haven't talked to anyone.

“We are in a discussion faze to understand if the rapport with Roma has truly terminated. There is some unhappiness, as in recent years Roma only appreciated him occasionally. He wanted to stay here for as long as possible, but something has broken.

“We met with director Walter Sabatini and will see him again to realise if this is a dead end.”

It was reported this week that Lucci held a meeting with Juventus directors and he confirmed these rumours.

“It's true I met with Juventus directors, but we talked about many players. They asked for information on Mirko, as did many other clubs. It's still in the preliminary stages, so we cannot talk about a genuine negotiation process yet.”

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