Simeone bidding on Simeone? Atleti reportedly want $46m Giovanni

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A pair of double-digit goal Serie A season have made Giovanni Simeone a hot commodity, but do any clubs have legit chances of landing the Fiorentina striker if dad’s team comes calling?

Simeone, 23, is the son of Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone, and La Liga’s mainstays are said to have bid $46.5 million to reunite the Argentine family.

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Giovanni Simeone scored 14 goals with five assists for Fiorentina last season, a year after debuting in Serie A to the tune of 12 goals and an assist for Genoa.

He’s thrived against big name competition, scoring against Inter Milan, Juventus, AS Roma, AC Milan, and Napoli, the latter of whom fell victim to three of his strikes.

Fiorentina purchased him last summer for under $18 million, and would make a tidy profit if the above reports are true.