According to Fabiana Della Valle of the Italian news outlet La Gazzetta dello Sport, who broke the Vlahovic to Juventus story initially in January, Juventus has opted to replace Dybala with Raspadori. The 22-year-old is valued at €30 million by Sassuolo.
The 22-year-old is one of Italy’s top young strikers being groomed at the Sassuolo talent academy. He won Euro 2020 with the Azzurri national team and is still doing well at the club level. Many teams are interested in Raspadori’s services, including our local rivals Inter Milan and AS Roma, as well as Newcastle and RB Leipzig. In the winter transfer window, Newcastle offered Sassuolo 25 million euros for him, but Sassuolo turned them down since they wanted 30-35 million euros for their youngster. However, Juve intends to sign him in the summer to replace Dybala and assist Max Allegri in rebuilding his club.
Juventus would like to capture Sassuolo prodigy Raspadori using a similar strategy to that used to sign Manuel Locatelli last summer. The Serie A giants recruited the midfielder on an initial loan with an option to buy and want to make a similar offer to Sassuolo for Raspadori. The Bianconeri will be willing to pay up to €30-35 million for Locatelli’s ex-teammate following a one or two-year loan arrangement.
Raspadori is remarkably similar to Moise Kean, and there is really little that distinguishes him from Kean. As a result, for the time being, the assault on Sassuolo’s talent appears to be inextricably tied with that of Moise Kean also.