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Top story: Juventus look to bolster midfield in January
Juventus technical director Cristiano Guintoli wants to strengthen the club’s midfield by signing Tottenham Hotspur. Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg in January and of OGC Nice Khefren Thuram In summer, as reported Calciomercato.
I am the Bianconeri Hojbjerg’s agents have already been contacted several times and have even held private meetings regarding a potential move for the 28-year-old.
Hojbjerg has become a peripheral figure at Spurs — not having been called upon to start a Premier League match so far this season — and would be happy to leave the north London club.
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Spurs chairman Daniel Levy is expected to make things tougher, although he is not open to the idea of a loan.
There is also competition from Atletico Madrid, who have already agreed a verbal deal with the midfielder and will have to decide whether to make a move.
It is felt that a move for Thuram could be more likely, with the 22-year-old joining Nice for just under €40m in the summer.
Guintoli hopes to convince Thuram to join based on Juventus’ sporting project – Factor Khefren’s father and former The Bianconeri The defender, Lillian, wants to focus on her son instead of money.
Juventus could also benefit from the fact that his brother, Marcus, will be close following his move to Internazionale last summer.
— Internazionale are focusing on signing Italian talent, report CalciomercatoWho added that they are looking at the 24-year-old Monza midfielder Andrea Colpani And the 19-year-old Atlanta centre-back Giorgio Scalvini. Atlanta goalkeeper Marco Carnesecchi, 23iBeing considered for the future, when the Empoli duo Tommaso Baldanzi And Jacopo Fazzini has also been linked.
— RB Leipzig are favorites to sign the Schalke 04 midfielder Asan WedraogoReport Sport buildwith Die Roten Bullen are set to step up their efforts to sign the 17-year-old next month. It has also been revealed that there is a release clause that would allow any Bundesliga side to sign him for just over €7 million, although it would be more if a Premier League club came in.
— Borussia Dortmund are following the Sunderland midfielder’s progress Job BellinghamReport Corriere Dello Sport, the Bundesliga club played an important role in the development of his brother Judd. The 18-year-old has impressed for the Black Cats and has recorded two goals and one assist in 12 Championship appearances.
— Arsenal could go for at least one Jorginho And Thomas Party To assist in a move for the Fluminense midfielder Andre, According to Football Insider, could only be approved once outgoings are completed with incomings for Mikel Arteta’s squad in January. That would see their rivals Liverpool, who attempted to sign the 22-year-old during the summer.
— that seems increasingly likely Nico Williams Will remain at Athletic Club despite reports of heavy interest from Barcelona Diario Sport. The 21-year-old’s current contract expires in the summer, but there is a possibility of a short-term renewal that includes the same €50 million termination clause as his current deal.