Arsenal and Tottenham target to give Juventus ultimatum

Sebastian Giovinco

Juventus forward Sebastian Giovinco is reportedly ready to issue an ultimatum to the Old Lady's directors and he could be headed to London in January.

Sebastian Giovinco has returned to the Italian national set-up, but he remains unsettled at Juventus and could be open to a transfer to Arsenal or Tottenham in January.

The diminutive star, nicknamed The Atomic Ant, has always been seen as a great talent, but he is yet to truly fulfil the vast potential he showed as a youngster.

Giovinco spent most of last season warming the bench at Juventus as Carlos Tevez and Fernando Llorente formed a deadly strike partnership.

The 27-year-old's contract expires in June 2015 and talks over a new deal have stalled over the last few months, prompting suggestions that Giovinco is ready to move on.

According to Sportmediaset, Giovinco's agent Andrea D'Amico has told Juventus to either give assurances that the forward will get chances in the first team or to let him move on.

For Giovinco, who was once touted as the successor to Alessandro Del Piero's throne, this is a crucial time in his career and a move to the Premier League could be on the cards.

Arsenal and Tottenham are known to have watched Giovinco in the past and Juventus would be likely to consider a modest offer, given that he is a peripheral figure and could leave for nothing in June.

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