Arsenal, Juventus Involved in Locatelli

Arsenal, Juventus Involved in Locatelli

Manuel Locatelli is reportedly being pursued by Arsenal and Juventus, however Sassuolo is just not seeking to promote.

The Italian midfielder has been enjoying significantly effectively on the 2020 Euros, which has led to the curiosity that has been revolving round him up to now weeks.

The 23-year-old’s breakout got here within the type of scoring two objectives to down Switzerland, 3-0, and attain the final 16.

For the Italy nationwide group, they might go on to have stellar runs all the best way to the finals towards England, who barely escaped a Denmark upset, on July 11 at 9:00 PM (London time).

Prior to now weeks, Locatelli’s identify has been linked to Juventus because the membership is seeking to transfer on from Cristiano Ronaldo and his huge contract.

A few days in the past, it was reported that Juventus might be upping their bid to €40 million ($47.2 million) for the younger midfielder as they are going to meet with Locatelli’s house membership of Sassuolo this week.

Sassuolo CEO Giovanni Carnevali has acknowledged that solely Arsenal has despatched in a bid for Locatelli so far and it’s beginning to seem like this might be a two-club race.

Each Arsenal and Juventus are bidding for Locatelli, however his house membership could be testing the waters to see how a lot they’ll get for him.

Manuel Locatelli scored twice as Italy swept into the final 16 with a sport to spare
Photograph: POOL / Riccardo Antimiani

It has been reported that Carnevali is in no rush to promote their budding famous person regardless of being in superior negotiations with a sure overseas membership that they haven’t explicitly named, however may be inferred that it’s certainly Arsenal.

Carnevali has additionally mentioned that they are going to wait till Locatelli has returned from Euro 2020 to debate his future as they do respect his enter.

“We’ll speak about Locatelli when Euro 2020 ends, we need to go away him calm till Sunday. We have now obtained vital presents for him, talks of that are very effectively underway,” Carnevali mentioned.

“We met with Juve and we made an appointment subsequent week however it’s all to be evaluated.”

In an interview with Sky Sports activities, Carnevali revealed that there are different members of his squad which are being linked to transfers as effectively.

“We have now obtained presents for Locatelli but in addition Domenico Berardi, Giacomo Raspadori and Jeremie Boga have requests,” mentioned the chief.

Nonetheless, the membership is in no rush to promote as they’ve already made strikes throughout this switch window that may make sure that they maintain their key gamers by 2021-2022.

This contains the gross sales of Marlon to Shakhtar Donetsk within the Ukrainian Premier League, Federico di Francesco becoming a member of SPAL in Serie B, and Giangiacomo Magnani being offered to Hellas Verona.

“Our coverage is to not attempt to promote many gamers. We have now already offered Marlon, we don’t have to promote one other one,” mentioned Carnevali.