Juventus are facing a lot of heat and it looks like they have made some bad decisions in the transfer market.
Juventus are in the final of the Italian cup after beating Inter Milan 2-1 on two legs. They have a high-profile game this weekend against Napoli and Andrea Pirlo is hopeful his side can continue the good job they have been doing over the past few weeks.
Without further ado, let’s take a look at some of the best stories involving Juventus from February 11, 2021.
AC Milan, Manchester City and Juventus in race to sign Isco
AC Milan latest to enter disgraced signing race real Madrid midfielder Isco. MilanLive claims the Spaniard is not looking to extend his current contract with Real Madrid and wants to leave the club this summer.
According to Calciomercato.it, AC Milan have maintained a good working relationship with Real Madrid as evidenced by the deals with Theo Hernandez and Brahim Diaz and could hold a significant advantage over the rest of the chasing pack.
Juventus and Manchester City are also monitoring Isco’s situation. Napoli and Everton are also interested, but they are unlikely to be able to match the offers AC Milan, Juventus and Manchester City are expected to come up with.
FC Dallas manager reveals why Bryan Reynolds didn’t join Juventus
Juventus were closely linked with FC Dallas youngster Bryan Reynolds for most of the January transfer window. Several reports had suggested a deal was made, but the youngster ended up joining AS Rome.
With Juventus having already expired his non-EU quota, Reynolds should have joined Benevento until the end of the season on loan before joining Juventus this summer. Reynolds wasn’t particularly happy with the idea.
Talk to TuttoMercatoWeb, FC Dallas manager Andre Zanotta has revealed the reason Bryan Reynolds snubbed Juventus at the last minute. He said:
“When Tiago Pinto started working for Roma the negotiations became more intense and the player told us he wanted to go. There is also a great relationship between the owners Giallorossi and those of the club,”
“It certainly helped in the negotiation phase. We are very happy to have sold our talent to such a historic club and proud to see another of our local players playing in Serie A. ”
“The main problem with Juventus was that the player couldn’t sign for them immediately, due to the very limited non-EU membership. So the plan was for him to join Benevento first and be able to then sign with the Bianconeri, even if there is no guarantee for that. On our side, AS Roma’s offer was better in every way. ” ”
Inter Milan angry with Fabio Paratici for trying to persuade Barella to join Juventus
According to by La Repubblica print edition (Going through SemperInter), Juventus chief Fabio Paratici tried to convince Nicolo Barella to sign for Juventus. It didn’t go well with Inter Milan and would have been one of the reasons there was so much resentment between the two sides during their clash on Tuesday.
Spirits boiled in the dugout as Inter Milan and Juventus clashed in the Coppa Italia semi-final second leg. Andre Agnelli and Antonio Conte had a heated exchange and the leaders of the two clubs constantly exchanged insults.
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