Juventus have told a number of first team stars that they will be sold this summer in order to fund moves for two stars, a report claims.
Speculation is growing that the Italian champions are ready to make a move to bring Paul Pogba back to Turin from Manchester United.
According to multiple sources in Italy, Juve have made the first move for Pogba as they look to bring the player back three years after allowing him to return to Old Trafford in a £89.3m deal.
In addition, the Bianconeri are believed to be keen on signing star striker Mauro Icardi from rivals Inter Milan in the upcoming transfer window, though they know swooping for both players will require some major outgoings.
Rome-based newspaper il Corriere dello Sport claims that Pogba has given the green light to a Juventus return, however the €140m price tag means that they will be forced to part with a number of players.
Turin outlet Tuttosport provide specifics by claiming that striker Mario Mandzukic and full-back Joao Cancelo, the latter wanted by both Manchester clubs, have been told they can leave.
Winger Juan Cuadrado and goalkeeper Mattia Perin are also no longer needed and are likely to be sold in order to raise funds, while Paulo Dybala – linked with a €120m United move – will be shown the exit door if the pursuit of Icardi becomes more serious.
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