Have a look at the transfer news surrounding Italian midfielder Manuel Locatelli who favours a move to Juventus ahead of the new Serie-A season.
Juventus have approached Sassuolo for the signature of the Italian midfielder Manuel Locatelli who had an exceptional campaign with Sassuolo and Italy at the EURO 2020. Sassuolo are requesting €40million for Manuel Locatelli who has agreed on personal terms with Juventus.
Premier League club Arsenal have also shown interest in the Italian midfielder who favours a move to Turin instead of missing out on Champions League football. Meanwhile, Juventus have an offer ready on the table matching the valuation of the Sassuolo player.
Sassuolo CEO Giovanni Carnevali about Manuel Locatelli deal: “We’re waiting for the right bid for Locatelli… if it doesn't arrive, he'll stay here. We’re not going to sell our best players later in August”, he told Gazzetta. 🔴 #Juventus #AFC
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) July 29, 2021
Transfer News 2021-22: Juventus agree on personal terms with Locatelli
23-years-old Italian midfielder Manuel Locatelli has agreed on personal terms with Serie-A runners up Juventus who have a €40million offer on the table. Sassuolo are waiting for the bid to increase so they can begin negotiations with Juventus who are desperate to bring him to Turin.
Manuel Locatelli joined Serie-A club AC Milan when he was 11 years old and progressed through the youth ranks of the club learning along the way. He signed his first professional contract with the club in 2015 and featured in two games for the Italian club in his first season.
In the following two years, he managed to score two goals for the club in 63 appearances in all competitions. However, he fell down the pecking order when Genaro Gattuso was appointed as the head coach of the club in 2017. As a result, he was loaned out to Serie-A club Sassuolo with an option to make the move permanent.
He made 31 appearances for the club in his first season finding the net 3 times and became a crucial player on the team. His loan move was then made permanent and he went on to make 68 appearances for the club scoring 4 goals during this time. It will be interesting to see where the Italian defender lands as preparations for the new season begin.
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