Juventus preparing cut-price €30m bid for Liverpool midfield target

Date published: Thursday 1st November 2018 6:59 - Rob McCarthy

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Juventus are reportedly preparing a cut-price €30m offer for Cagliari midfielder and Liverpool target Nicolo Barella over the next few days.

The 21-year-old is considered one of the hottest young talents in European football and has been attracting plenty of interest ahead of the winter transfer window opening in January.

Liverpool, Inter Milan and Monaco have all been tracking the player, but Tuttosport claims that reigning Serie A champions Juventus are prepared to pay €30m to beat their rivals to the youngster.

Barella recently revealed the circumstances that would make him consider quitting Cagliari in the new year, saying:  “If and when I have to leave, it will never be for money, but only for ambition. I do not care about Ferrari or the super penthouse; I do not play football to buy myself a beautiful car.”

One man who has been impressed with the midfielder is former England boss Fabio Capello, who has given him some high praise.

Liverpool, meanwhile, are reportedly ready to rival Arsenal and PSG for a £35m-rated Watford midfielder in January. Read the full story here…


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