Paper Talk: Juventus to open talks with key Man Utd star

Date published: Sunday 8th September 2019 10:07

Juventus are ready to open talks over the signing of a key Man Utd star, while Newcastle and Southampton are chasing a £20m Hull ace, according to Sunday’s papers.



Juventus are reportedly keen to open contract talks with David de Gea early in the new year if his stand-off with Manchester United is not resolved.

The Spain international is out of contract next summer and the £350,000-a-week deal Manchester United have offered him remains un-signed at this stage.

That is said to have alerted Juventus bosses that they might be able to snatch De Gea for nothing, according to a report in the Sunday Express.

The reigning Serie A champions have made no secret that they would like De Gea, who has been locked in contract talks with the Red Devils for well over a year, to replace current first-choice Wojciech Szczesny.

And, just as they did with Aaron Ramsey when his Arsenal deal was running down, they will look to open talks with De Gea and his advisors as quickly as they can.

Paris Saint-Germain are also long-term admirers of the player, but Juve are the current favourites to land him if he does leaves United.

Indeed, United are already believed to be lining up a replacement for the 28-year-old, with Atletico Madrid’s Jan Oblak firmly on their radar.


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