The media learned about the interest of «Spartacus» to the son of Diego Simeone
«Spartak» is interested in the transfer of striker «Fiorentina» Giovanni Simeone, reports the Italian edition of Primocanale. According to the source, 24-year-old is not considering the option of pursuing a career in Russia as a priority, but «red-white» will try to convince the player, offering a lucrative contract.
On Monday it became known that the interest in Giovanni Simeone is also showing the Moscow «Dynamo». According to the «Championship», the Russian club have made Fiorentina for the transfer of the player and at the moment the leadership of the Italian team are trying to persuade the striker to accept the offer of contract from the «white-blue».
Giovanni Simeone — son of Diego Simeone, head coach of Madrid «Atletico», as well as a former football player for Sevilla, Atletico Madrid, Lazio, inter and the Argentina national team. Simeon, Jr. is a graduate of the «river Plate», and before moving to Fiorentina in 2017 also spent one season in Genoa.
Last season Simeone Jr. played for Fiorentina 40 games in which he scored eight goals and made six assists. The current contract of the player with the club from Florence have been calculated until 2023, and his transfer fee, according to Transfermarkt, is €20 million.
Earlier during the summer transfer window Spartak signed the contract with the son of another famous ex-footballer. Command joined the 22-year-old Jordan Larsson, whose father is former Barcelona forward and Sweden’s Henrik Larsson. This summer the «red-white» also conducted negotiations about the contract with Janis Haji, the son of a Romanian coach and former footballer Gheorghe Hagi, but the 20-year-old midfielder chose to continue his career in the Belgian «Genk».