Despite Cristiano Giuntoli’s coyness about it, Juventus continue to work to identify the right midfield reinforcement in January. They want an inventive player, preferably with previous Serie A experience. Among their rumored targets, Rodrigo De Paul and Fabian Ruiz fit the mold the best.
Inter are confident Tiago Djaló will pick them among the suitors tussling to onboard him in a Bosman move. They have been pursuing him for well over a year, before he suffered an ACL tear that has sidelined him for months. His arrival doesn't hinge on other moves.
Several teams, including Juventus, Milan, and Inter, have taken notice of Claudio Echeverri, who turned heads during the recent U-17 World Cup. He had a hat-trick versus Brazil. A host of suitors have already lined up ahead of the next transfer windows, with Real Madrid leading the race.
Rafaela Pimenta has commented on a few of her clients that will enliven the January transfer window during an event in Rome. He began by addressing Marcos Leonardo: “That would be a question for the Giallorossi. He’s ready to leave, and his price tag has been determined."
Noah Okafor suffered a thigh strain while playing with Switzerland, forcing Stefano Pioli to revise his plans for the upcoming Fiorentina tilt. The striker picked up a right biceps femoris lesion. The manager will have just Luka Jovic as an option for the no.9 role.
Napoli are evaluating whether to sign a midfielder in January since they’ll lose Frank Anguissa for a month due to AFCON. They are keeping tabs on a few talents and could strike if the price is right. They intended to do that last summer, but Al-Ahli beat them for Veiga.
The future of Daichi Kamada is becoming a hot topic at Lazio due to his peculiar contract. Moreover, some teams are starting to move to potentially get him in the future. The Japanese international repeatedly voiced his concerns about the lack of opportunities. Olympique Marseille inquired.
More names are popping up on the Roma radar, as they are hard at work to find a new defender, and Arthur Theate is the latest to join the list. The Giallorossi and Rennes have mended fences following the Nemanja Matic deal. The veteran asked out abruptly to specifically last summer,
The representatives of Fabian Ruiz paid Juventus a visit earlier this week. The Bianconeri are famously looking for a midfielder in January. The Spaniard hasn’t had a starring role under Luis Enrique and wouldn’t mind coming back to Italy, He's well familiar with director Cristiano Giuntoli.
Napoli have just appointed Walter Mazzarri to succeed Rudi Garcia, but they are already thinking about the future of their bench since the returning coach accepted a seven-month contract. President Aurelio De Laurentiis wishes to open a new cycle with an up-and-comer like Italiano or Farioli.
Inter managed to get rid of Joaquin Correa last summer, paving the way for the signings of Marko Arnautovic and Alexis Sanchez. However, the formula orchestrated with Olympique Marseille doesn’t guarantee he’ll stay put in France at the end of the season given its triggers.
The absences of Nicolo Fagioli and Paul Pogba from the Juventus squad have taken their toll, with the two central midfielders leaving an enormous hole in midfield. A January transfer operation seems almost like an obligation for the Bianconeri. Cristiano Giuntoli has taken steps to shortlist Youssouf Fofana as the main target.