Juventus finds the replacement of Chiesa
According to reports in Italy, Juventus have identified Zen striker Sardar Azmoun as a possible replacement for Federico Chiesa. While Lyon’s Bruno Guimaraes is a midfield option.
The Bianconeri are ready to replace their injured star and Azmoun has been identified as a possible replacement for Chiesa.
Azmoun is a center-forward and his contract with Zenit expires at the end of the season. He has scored ten goals in 21 appearances so far this season.
According to Sky Sport Italia, Juventus has already contacted Zenit. The deal is possible given that the Bianconeri can not afford big signings in the January transfer window.
However, Zenit must find a replacement before giving the green light to Azmoun’s move to Turin.
Juventus are also looking for reinforcements in midfield. And according to Goal’s Romeo Agresti, Lyon star Bruno Guimaraes is among the Old Lady’s targets.
Talks with the Ligue 1 squad have already begun. But the Brazilian’s contract expires in June 2024 and Lyon value their central midfielder at € 45 million. So the Serie A giants can only afford to take the player on loan with an option to bought.
Guimaraes scored two of his three goals in Lyon against Juventus in 2019-2020. Causing the Bianconeri to be eliminated from the 1/8 round of the Champions League.