The Turin giant's general director has stated that the attacker was ready to join the Serie A champion in the summer transfer window.
The reigning Serie A champion had earmarked the Montenegro international as the perfect addition to its attack, but it failed to reach an agreement with Fiorentina over a transfer fee.
Jovetic revealed earlier this month that Juve pushed hard to sign him in the summer, but that he opted to stay at the Viola as he's happy with life at his current club.
Nevertheless, Marotta claims that the 22-year-old was ready to make the move to the Champions League hopeful.
"Jovetic? It's a positive thing that the player and his entourage gave us the green light in the summer. It is useless to further discuss it. I can only say that we are closely monitoring a number of great players," Juventus' general director said to reporters.
Jovetic is under contract with Fiorentina until June 2016.
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