Club move for the ‘outstanding’ Leicester star after Arsenal halted the £13m deal

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ACF Fiorentina will reportedly make an offer to sign Leicester City midfielder Dennis Praet after Arsenal inked Lucas Torreira on a permanent transfer to the Italian side.

According to Gianluca Di MarzioThe Serie A club is preparing to make a bid to sign the Belgium international, with Leicester ready to sell Praet this summer after the midfielder spent all of last season on loan at Torino, where the 28-year-old impressed.

With Praet now back at Leicester and the Foxes ready to sack the former Sampdoria star for good, Fiorentina are looking to sign the Premier League maestro after La Viola missed a chance to sign Torreira on a permanent deal from Arsenal .

The Gunners reportedly had a £13m deal for Torreira to join Fiorentina at the end of last season after completing his loan spell. However, the Tuscan club reportedly tried to get the asking price down to a meager £6million, a proposal so bad Arsenal ended talks entirely as the Uruguayan is now back in north London.

With Torreira no longer set to join Fiorentina, the Serie A side are now looking at alternative options and that’s where Praet comes in. Despite being dubbed an “outstanding talent” by Brendan Rodgers, it looks like the midfielder will leave King Power Stadium for good this summer.

In fact, Praet played for Torino last season and in Serie A during his three-year stint at Sampdoria, and returning to Italy to sign for Fiorentina could be a standout move for the Belgium international, especially ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Praet is perfect for Fiorentina after missing out on Torreira’s signing

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Praet was a shining light for Torino last season and with Arsenal preventing Torreira from signing for Fiorentina this summer, the Leicester man is an ideal alternative for Vincenzo Italiano’s side, who are back in Europe next season becomes.

With a solid track record in Italy and Leicester open to a bargain sale, Praet is perfect for what Fiorentina are looking for this summer and the midfielder could be ready to return to Italy on a permanent deal after three mixed years at Leicester .

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