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Juventus ‘meet with Neymar father over potential transfer’

Juventus are reportedly considering a shock summer move for wantaway PSG star Neymar, who had been thought to be longing for a return to Barcelona. Juventus could be in line to make a shock move for wantaway Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar, according to a report. Neymar has been longing for a move back to Barcelona, but the Camp Nou club are struggling to package a deal for the Brazilian, with PSG holding firm. This could allow Juventus to steal in and offer Neymar a way out of Paris, with club chiefs due to meet the Brazilian’s father in Turin, according to Mundo Deportivo. After refusing to turn up for the beginning of pre-season, Neymar confirmed to PSG executives that he wants to leave the club, and the Parc des Princes outfit have been reluctantly considering avenues for his dep...

Matthijs de Ligt completes £68m Juventus move

Juve spent 75 million euros to bring the highly-rated centre-back to the Allianz Stadium. Juventus have announced the signing of highly-rated Dutch centre-back Matthijs De Ligt from Ajax. The 19-year-old, who had previously been linked with Manchester United and Barcelona, has signed a five-year contract with the Serie A champions. Juve have paid an initial fee of 75 million euros (£67.8million) for a player who helped Ajax reach last season’s Champions League semi-finals and win the Eredivisie title, while reaching the Nations League final with Holland. 💡 LIGTS 🔛 | Matthijs de Ligt officially signs for Juventus! ✍️⚪⚫ https://t.co/dWhtEdSULz #TURNDELIGTON #LiveAhead pic.twitter.com/1xrVIFqSBy — JuventusFC (@juventusfcen) July 18, 2019 At the weekend Leiderdorp-born De Ligt was left o...

Marc Overmars confirms Matthijs de Ligt on verge of Juventus move

Ajax director of football Marc Overmars confirms that Matthijs de Ligt is on the verge of completing his much-publicised move to Juventus. Matthijs de Ligt is edging closer to a move to Juventus, according to Ajax director of football Marc Overmars. The 19-year-old has been left out of the Dutch champions’ pre-season tour of Austria, with a move to the Italian champions for a reported fee of €66m (£59m) nearing its conclusion. Overmars spoke to Dutch-based publication Voetbal International when he confirmed that the De Ligt transfer saga is all but complete, with Juve beating Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain to his signature. “The end of the transfer of De Ligt is near,” the 46-year-old revealed. “We’re awaiting bank guarantees because we are very strict with...

Juventus ‘agree £67.5m deal for Matthijs de Ligt’

Juventus reportedly agree a fee for Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt, who is now expected to complete a move to Turin. Juventus have reportedly agreed a fee with Ajax for defender Matthijs de Ligt. The 19-year-old has just enjoyed a hugely impressive season with the Dutch giants, who came within seconds of reaching the Champions League final. However, it has long been accepted that the Netherlands international would sign for a new club this summer, providing that any suitors were prepared to pay Ajax’s asking price. Personal terms were allegedly agreed between De Ligt and Juventus earlier this month, and Sky Sports News say that the Serie A champions have finally given the green light to a £67.5m deal. The report adds that a transfer is expected to be finalised once De Ligt has underg...

Aaron Ramsey: ‘I could not turn down Juventus move’

Aaron Ramsey reveals that he turned down other offers to join Juventus on a free transfer. Aaron Ramsey has revealed that he turned down other offers to join Juventus this summer. Ramsey agreed a pre-contract with the Italian champions earlier this year and has now officially completed his move to Turin following the expiration of his Arsenal contract. The Wales international has said that he simply could not turn down the opportunity to move to the Italian giants when he became aware of their interest. “As soon as I knew Juve were in for me there was no question of where I was going to go; you can’t turn down that opportunity,” Ramsey told reporters. “I’m so excited to be here and be part of this great club. Hopefully I can be part of some new history we can ...

Mauro Icardi sent home from Inter Milan’s training camp amid Juventus links

Inter Milan announce that striker Mauro Icardi has returned home from their training camp in Switzerland and will not travel to Asia for the next leg of their tour. Mauro Icardi has agreed to leave Inter Milan‘s training camp in Switzerland by mutual consent and will not take part in their pre-season tour. The 26-year-old is expected to depart San Siro this summer after a turbulent 2018-19 campaign that saw him stripped of the captaincy. Icardi travelled with his teammates for the start of their pre-season tour, but it has now been confirmed that he does not feature in new boss Antonio Conte‘s plans. A club statement on Saturday evening read: “Icardi will return to Milan from the Lugano training camp today. The club and the Argentine striker have made this decision by mut...

Juventus ‘turn down West Ham United offer for Gonzalo Higuain’

West Ham United reportedly fail in their attempt to sign Gonzalo Higuain on loan from Juventus, who are keen to offload the striker on a permanent basis. Italian champions Juventus have reportedly rejected an offer for Gonzalo Higuain from West Ham United. The Hammers have identified the 31-year-old as a possible replacement for Marko Arnautovic, who left to join Chinese outfit Shanghai SIPG earlier this summer. However, Tuttosport claims that Juventus have turned down another loan deal for Higuain as they are eager to offload him on a permanent basis. West Ham were keen to bring the Argentine striker back to London after he spent the second half of last season on loan at Chelsea, where he scored five goals in 18 appearances across all competitions. Higuain’s future in Turin looks in...

Juventus ‘agree Matthijs de Ligt fee’

Juventus allegedly reach an agreement with Ajax regarding the signing of defender Matthijs de Ligt. Juventus have reportedly made the breakthrough in negotiations for Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt. The Italian giants have been regarded as favourites to sign the 19-year-old for a number of weeks, despite uncertainty over whether a fee will be agreed with Ajax. However, according to De Telegraaf, Ajax have accepted the latest offer from Juventus, which could be in the region of £67m. While the report does not confirm the fee involved, the Eredivisie side had been demanding that figure in order to give the green light to a sale. Agent Mino Raiola has previously indicated that the personal terms have already been negotiated with the Dutch outfit. Paris Saint-Germain have continued to monitor ...

Juventus end interest in Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba?

Juventus reportedly withdraw their interest in Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba, leaving Real Madrid as favourites to sign the World Cup winner. Juventus have reportedly pulled out of the race to sign Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba. The Italian champions – as well as Real Madrid – have been heavily linked with an approach for Pogba, who has openly expressed a desire to leave Old Trafford this summer. Some reports have suggested that the 26-year-old is in favour of a return to Turin, three years after leaving the Serie A outfit for the Premier League. However, according to the Daily Mail, Juventus have informed his representative Mino Raiola that they have decided to pursue other targets. The stance may be a result of United maintaining their £150m valuation of P...

Report: Juventus make new offer for Matthijs de Ligt

A report claims that Juventus have moved a step closer to signing Matthijs de Ligt after increasing their offer for the Ajax centre-back from £45m to £60m. Juventus have tabled a fresh offer to Ajax for captain Matthijs de Ligt, according to a report. Despite interest from Barcelona and Manchester United, the Netherlands international is believed to have his heart set on a move to Turin. Juve have agreed personal terms with De Ligt on a five-year deal that is rumoured to be worth around £9.8m a year, but they have yet to match Ajax’s valuation. Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf suggests that a transfer is now a step closer to being finalised, though, as the Serie A champions have substantially increased their bid from £45m to £60m. That that is still around £7m less than Barcelona and Man...

Juventus ‘reject £27m Everton bid for Moise Kean’

Everton suffer a blow in their pursuit of Moise Kean this summer as Juventus reportedly reject a £27m bid for the young Italy international. Everton‘s bid to sign Moise Kean has suffered a blow after Juventus reportedly rejected a £27m bid for the young Italy international. Kean, part of the Juventus setup since 2010, impressed potential suitors towards the end of the 2018-19 campaign by scoring six goals in Serie A as The Old Lady strolled to an eighth consecutive title. Marco Silva is in the market for another striker after both Cenk Tosun and Dominic Calvert-Lewin failed to produce consistent performances at number nine last season. According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, Everton’s pursuit of a top-class forward has taken a hit after Juventus rejected the Premier League club&#...

Juventus ‘agree Joao Cancelo sale amid Manchester City interest’

A report claims that Bayern Munich are happy to sell Joao Cancelo this summer, but Manchester City now face competition from Bayern Munich and Barcelona. Manchester City have reportedly been given a boost in their attempt to sign Joao Cancelo as Juventus boss Maurizio Sarri has sanctioned the full-back’s sake. The Citizens have strengthened in holding midfield this summer with the arrival of Rodri for a club-record fee and a new right-back is now believed to be top of Pep Guardiola‘s list of priorities. Cancelo has been regularly linked with a switch to the English champions in recent months and, according to TuttoMercatoWeb, Sarri is happy for the 25-year-old to leave. However, the report indicates that City also face competition from Bayern Munich and Barcelona for the Portug...

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