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.
Four elite Premier League sides scouted Khvicha Kvaratskhelia in the recent match between Georgia and Spain in Valladolid. Emissaries from Chelsea, Manchester City, Manchester United, and Newcastle were in the stands for the latest Euro 2024 qualifier. The burgeoning interest puts pressure on Napoli.
Juventus have had extensive discussions concerning the acquisition of Kalvin Phillips, but they will move in a different direction to shore up their midfield. The Bianconeri were touted to be a likely landing spot since Manchester City didn’t want to send him to a rival.
Lazio have laid eyes on Savinho, who’s turning heads at the high-flying Girona. They faced him during a summer friendly. His performance only confirmed the previous rave reviews about him. The Biancocelesti had tracked him while he was in Brazil, but the Manchester City network beat him to the punch.
Inter are concerned with Juan Cuadrado’s slow recovery from an Achilles tendon injury, and they have earmarked Agustin Giay for the position. He has featured in 40 matches this season after shaking off a major ankle sprain. the Argentine has a €6M price tag. His contract expires in 2025.
While the Juventus management is hard at work to find a new midfielder, coach Massimiliano Allegri isn’t so eager to bring in new players despite having lost Paul Pogba and Nicolò Fagioli. They are after two Premier League options in particular, Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg and Kalvin Phillips.
Juventus must address the emergency crisis in midfield amid long-term suspensions imposed on Paul Pogba and Nicolo Fagioli. According to Calciomercato, Manchester City outcast Kalvin Phillips could be the answer to their problems come January.
The apical Juventus execs had a brief but productive trip to England, making strides in their pursuit of Kalvin Phillips. Directors Cristiano Giuntoli and Giovanni Manna were spotted in the stands of the recent match between Tottenham and Chelsea. But they were back in Italy on Wednesday.
Juventus have been routinely attached to Kalvin Phillips in the last few days, and their interest is real, but they are not in the lead to secure his services, as Newcastle United are plotting a serious bid. They need to replace Sandro Tonali.
The Juventus list of midfield targets grows by the day, and they are mulling revisiting one of their summer options, Thomas Partey. The deal didn’t go through in the past window because he was too pricey. The Bianconeri ultimately stood pat at the position. They can no longer do that.
The candidacy of Kalvin Phillips to bolster the depleted Juventus midfield in January is gaining steam. The Englishman is playing very little at Manchester City. He has logged just 168 minutes across 6 appearances so far. He wants to leave to be a regular ahead of Euro 2024.
Juventus have been attached to a host of midfielders ahead of the January window, but their ideas for the position are clear and eliminate some of the options that have circulated lately. They want to onboard an offensive-minded player that would replace the creativity they lost the suspensions.