Juventus transfer update: Dzeko deal imminent, McKennie signing, Suarez wants to move, Barcelona midfielder eyeing a reunion with Pirlo
Juventus continue to be one of the busiest sides in the transfer window with new manager Andrea Pirlo at the helm.
Starting with the strikers’ dilemma, Juventus are linked with an array of strikers to replace Gonzalo Higuain on the long-term.
Edin Dzeko looks to be nearing a move to Turin as Bianconeri have agreed terms with the Bosnian striker. The striker from AS Roma has also been linked with Inter Milan, but Juve have won the race. The 34-year-old is believed to earn around 7.5 million euros per year while Roma get a transfer fee close to 12 million euros.
Juve have also Barcelona star Luis Suarez in mind as the Uruguayan striker looks to be wanting a move to Turin after the La Liga giants warned him over a possible contract termination. Suarez has also spoken to Juve vice president Pavel Nedved regarding transfer talks. The Old Lady are willing to offer the former Liverpool star a contract for two years.
Weston McKennie has officially joined Juventus as the young American midfielder marks the first signing for the club from his homeland. The 22-year-old has been signed on loan with an option to buy later.
Arturo Vidal is eager to make his return to Italy. The Barcelona midfielder has been put on the transfer exchange, with new manager Ronald Koeman is said to have informed the Chilean to find a new suitor. Vidal, who has also been watched by Inter Milan, has said that he would like to reunite with his former teammate Pirlo.