Arthur Cabral: Fiorentina's 'King of the Conference League' out to ruin West Ham's European dreams

Arthur Cabral Fiorentina Conference League 16:9Getty

Given the acrimonious nature of Dusan Vlahovic's €70 million (£65m/$70m) move to Juventus in January 2022, Fiorentina president Rocco Commisso is never slow to bring up the striker's subsequent struggles in Turin. As Commisso points out time and time again, Vlahovic's replacements, Arthur Cabral and Luka Jovic, have scored more goals combined than the Serbian - and at half the price.

Indeed, Fiorentina's only problem is deciding which player to start up front on a weekly basis. However, Cabral should get the nod for Wednesday night's massive meeting with West Ham in Prague.

Firstly, there's the fact that he's Fiorentina's top scorer this season, with 17 goals (three more than Vlahovic, for what it's worth!). Secondly, and perhaps more importantly, the player once known as 'King Arthur' in his native Brazil is very much on the verge of conquering the Conference League.

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