The Catania magician has been linked with a move to the Florence based club all season and he was close to joining La Viola during the January transfer window.
Real Madrid had also shown an
interest in the versatile player but his heart has been set on Fiorentina.
Corriere Dello Sport has
revealed that Vargas has put pen to paper on Wednesday night and that Catania will earn €12m
from his sale to Andrea Della Valle’s club.
The Peruvian winger has
signed a five year deal and he will earn €900,000 per season plus performance
related bonuses. There were fears that the deal between both clubs would fall
apart but they have now reached an agreement and the transfer is likely to
be announced within the next few days.
Vargas was outstanding for Catania last season and
his excellent performances ensured his side managed to cheat what seemed like
He is the latest arrival in
Cesare Prandelli’s multi-talented squad as the former Parma coach continues to strengthen his side
ahead of next season’s big Champions League commitments.