A two-horse race is brewing up for Swiss talent Winsley Boteli, involving Juventus. The class of 2006 prodigy is presently the top scorer of the U19 Bundesliga, notching 12 goals in 10 appearances for Borussia Monchengladbach.
As per latest reports from Mediaset, Juventus, led by Cristiano Giuntoli, have expressed interest in Boteli, who has been turning heads in Germany. The Swiss U18 international is under observation from the Premier League as well, with Merseyside outfit Everton also in the mix.
🇨🇭 Understand Juventus and Everton are both keeping close eye on Swiss talented striker Winsley Boteli (17).
Scouts are monitoring Borussia Moenchengladbach's striker who recently signed with Chris Mandiangu as new agent.
He's currently top scorer of U19 Bundesliga. pic.twitter.com/UXm7emqNor
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) November 6, 2023
However, the Bianconeri have taken a step forward and actually worked on their interest, sending scouts to observe the highly-rated youngster. It is reported that Juve emissaries watched him play in the 2023 Future Cup, where Juventus Next Gen participated as well.
The recent change in his agent also draws up the possibility of Boteli departing Monchengladbach within the next few transfer windows. He has been compared to Juventus striker Moise Kean due to his physical abilities and the ability to hold up play efficiently in the final third.
Boteli is contracted until the summer of 2025 with ‘Gladbach, and both interested sides want to sign him as he turns 18 in July next year.
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