Juventus Advance in Chase of Manchester United Outcast

Juventus are on the prowl for wingers and are going after Mason Greenwood, who’s heading back to Manchester United after a successful loan spell at Getafe following his legal issues. The Madrid-based team is trying to retain him, but they aren’t the favorites since the Red Devils prefer cashing in.

According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, the attacker has signed off on joining the Bianconeri. However, the negotiation between clubs and with his camp is still in its very early stages.

Juventus believe Manchester United ask for too much, €35M, for Greenwood, especially considering that they have no plans to keep him, and he has just a year left on his contract. There might be the premises to orchestrate at least a partial swap, though.

The Red Devils have shown interest in Gleison Bremer in the past. Moreover, they could be keen on Federico Chiesa and Samuel Iling-Junior. The forward has been attached to a few teams already. His entourage recently met with Benfica director Rui Pedro Braz, Record informs (via Calciomercato).

Our Take on Juventus and Greenwood

He’d be a realistic target only if the price tag were affordable, which doesn’t seem to be the case at this stage. First and foremost, the Old Lady seems to be seeking bargains, and he’d be that only under the right circumstances. Even though the contract is a big roadblock for Federico Chiesa, and the ‘plusvalenza’ generated by Matias Soulé tempting, they should keep one of the two to reduce their need for speed.

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