Nicolò Zaniolo’s name always returns to the headlines whenever the transfer window opens. More than often, he is linked to Juventus. This summer was no exception. Journalist Fabiana della Valle explains the situation to Max Statman.
Last week, the name of Roma starboy Nicolò Zaniolo was once again linked to Juventus. With Di Maria out for an unknown amount of time and Chiesa still absent, La Gazzetta dello Sport journalist Fabiana della Valle suggested that Juventus could go back to Roma for Zaniolo. “Fortunately, Di Maria’s injury is less serious”, Della Valle says. “But Juventus would also take Zaniolo to replace Di Maria next year, because El Fideo only has a one-year-contract with the Bianconeri.”
Della Vella thinks the arrival of the Italian is very difficult at the moment without any outgoings. There’s also other positions that require reinforcements. “I think Zaniolo is a player Juventus like a lot and the club had the idea to make a final attempt in the last days of August, but the situation is now complicated because Juve have to get a striker first.”
As reported before, Juventus already agreed personal terms with Zaniolo. A four-year-contract with a €4-4.5 million salary was ready for the Conference League winner, Della Valle confirms. The Gazzetta journalist also says Juventus are willing to either send a player to Roma to get the deal done, or go for a loan deal with the right for redemption that would be around €30-40 million.
Zaniolo’s current contract at Roma ends in 2024. Could he come to Turin when his contract with the Giallorossi ends? “It’s difficult to say now”, Della Valle answers. “It depends on many things. If he doesn’t leave this summer, he could choose to renew and remain in Rome, but it’s not impossible.”
Exclusive interview with Mirko Di Natale on Milinković-Savić saga, Chiesa and Vlahovic future — incomings, departures and more
In an exclusive interview with Mirko Di Natale, a prominent journalist at Tuttojuve, we had the opportunity to delve into the pressing questions surrounding Juventus.
With the transfer market in full swing, fans are eagerly seeking updates on various players and potential targets.
From the potential involvement of Nicolo Rovella in the Milinković-Savić deal to the uncertain futures of Dusan Vlahovic and Federico Chiesa, there is much to discuss.
Additionally, the absence of Parisi from Juventus’ radar and the chances of Nicolo Zaniolo joining the club this summer have also piqued curiosity.
Furthermore, the situations of McKennie, Zakaria, and Arthur, who are reportedly likely to leave, are of great interest.
Lastly, the futures of Leonardo Bonucci, Andrea Cambiaso, and Kenan Yildiz at Juventus are subjects that demand attention.
Let’s delve into these questions and gain insights from Mirko Di Natale, a trusted source in the world of Juventus reporting.
1. Milinković-Savić is a hot topic at the moment, my concern is if Nicolo Rovella is involved in the deal. What’s the actual situation for this saga?
“Milinkovic-Savic is a player that Juve will always like. And he’s one of Allegri’s dreams. I’m working to understand if there will be a meeting next week with Lazio to talk about him. What I can say for sure is that Juventus have already had an agreement with their agent for some time now.”
2. Dusan Vlahovic and Federico Chiesa future remains uncertain, what’s the plan for them?
“Chiesa and Vlahovic weren’t happy with last season. There are many rumors around them, but neither of them – today – officially communicated to the club their intention to leave Juventus. For Juventus, they are two very important players, but if both or one of them ask to leave and there’s a big offer, then negotiations can start. On the contrary, they’ll stay in Torino.”
3. Juventus are missing out on Parisi and what are other Juventus targets this transfer market?
“Parisi is on standby, Juve spoke about him with Empoli but there have been no more meetings. Juventus are still on Parisi, the answer is yes. But many clubs want Parisi, not just Juve. Juventus are thinking about transfers, then they will think about signings.”
4. Nicolo Zaniolo is still a Juventus target? What’s the chances for him arriving this summer?
“Zaniolo, as he himself said, would like to go to Juventus. There are no negotiations with Galatasaray, there has been some contact to talk about other players as well.”
5. What’s the current situation on McKennie, Zakaria and Arthur who have reportedly likely to leave?
“The situation is very clear, they are three players who are no longer part of Juventus’ plans. Zakaria is very close to West Ham, there is optimism to close this deal well. Many clubs like McKennie, but so does Arthur there are no negotiations yet. With one difference: some good offers may come for McKennie, for Arthur it will be more difficult for me. Pastorello will have to do a great job.”
6. Then finally, what about Leonardo Bonucci, Andrea Cambiaso and Kenan Yildiz future at Juventus?
“Bonucci wants to stay at Juve, but he earns a lot. I’m following the possibility of his possible farewell, but nothing concrete yet today. Cambiaso will start retiring, there are some requests from him for a loan (Bologna). Juve will evaluate his situation in the coming weeks. Yildiz will remain, he is non-transferable.”
Exclusive interview with Fabiana Della Valle on Juventus punishments, Vlahovic’s future, Rabiot and Di Maria latest plus more
Max Statman and Forza Juventus’s Max Aimé-Thierry sit down with La Gazzetta dello Sport journalist Fabiana Della Valle, one of the most reliable journalists when it comes to Juventus, to talk about the Bianconeri.
Fabiana Della Valle said that Juventus are confident that the penalty of 15 points will be removed, and confirmed that Dusan Vlahovic is among the players who could leave Juventus in the summer if it doesn’t make the top four in Serie A.
She also said that it’s too early to talk about Massimiliano Allegri’s future, while Juventus hope to sell Denins Zakaria next summer, plus more as found below:
What do you think of Juventus’ punishment? Your personal opinion.
I am amazed that such a strong sanction has been reached and I am curious to read the reasons. In general, I think it would be fairer to punish the club with fines and bans on managers without penalizing the players and fans.
What are the sensations within Juventus after the club’s punishment?
There is the conviction of having suffered an injustice but also the confidence of being able to overturn the sentence.
Something about Allegri’s future after reports of possible contract terminations or renewals?
I think it’s too early to talk about it. He’s solid right now, but a lot will depend on how the Juventus season ends.
Which big names do you think could leave Juventus in the summer, especially if they fail to make the top four?
Rabiot for sure, which is expiring, Cuadrado and Alex Sandro will not renew. Without Champions Dusan Vlahovic could be tempted by the Premier.
Latest updates on Adrien Rabiot’s contract extension and other possible departures..
It will be hard to keep him, especially now. Juve may have a chance if there are no big offers for him. I believe that Di Maria will return to Argentina at the end of the season and that Paredes will not be redeemed.
Will Arek Milik be a regular Juventus player in the summer?
In his case, the redemption is a bargain (€7 million) and I think Juventus will keep him, also because they are doing very well.
Denis Zakaria had some good performances at Chelsea. What are the chances that they will trigger the release clause?
The possibilities are there and Juventus are hoping for it because a sale will be inevitable in June.
No contact between Juventus and Luis Enrique
There’s no contact between Juventus and coach Luis Enrique, Max Statman was told by transfer expert Nicolò Schira. The Spanish coach left his position at the Spanish National Team this morning after a disappointing World Cup exit against Morocco.
Massimiliano Allegri’s return to Juventus hasn’t been a big success yet. The Bianconeri started the season poorly and even crashed out of the Champions League in a group with PSG, Benfica and Maccabi Haifa. Before the World Cup break, Juventus climbed the league table and managed to secure 3rd place after a run of good results. Still, Allegri’ spot wasn’t the most secure one in the world.
Many Juventus supporters opted for replacing the Italian coach with Luis Enrique. The ex-Barcelona coach announced that he would be leaving the Spanish National Team on Thursday morning, but there’s no signs of Enrique joining Juventus, Nicolò Schira said. According to him, Enrique is in contact with Atletico Madrid to become Diego Simeone’s successor.
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