Juventus are assured of signing Italian midfielder Manuel Locatelli after making a “appropriate supply” to Serie A rivals Sassuolo, the Turin membership’s director Pavel Nedved mentioned on Saturday.
Locatelli, 23, burst into the limelight as a alternative for injured Marco Verratti throughout Italy’s Euro 2020 triumph scoring a brace within the group stage in opposition to Switzerland.
“We would like the participant and he needs us, we’re satisfied that our supply is nice and honest,” Nedved mentioned earlier than Saturday’s 2-1 win over Serie B membership Monza within the Berlusconi Trophy.
Juve coach Massimiliano Allegri needs Locatelli for his midfield and the previous AC Milan participant can be eager to maneuver to Turin regardless of the supply reported to be significantly lower than his ranking at 40 million euros ($47 million).
“Now we have offered an appropriate supply consistent with the present local weather, additionally with Covid. We’re ready confidently, we need to deliver him to Juventus,” added Nedved.