Italian Serie A champions Juventus FC have completed a much-anticipated move of Argentine striker Paulo Dybala from Palermo FC for a reported sum of €32 million. The Italian champions made an official announcement on their website confirming the signing of the Argentine striker. The statement read: ‘Juventus Football Club can announce that an agreement has been reached with Palermo for the services of Paulo Dybala, who has signed a five-year contract. ‘A fee of €32 million, payable over four years, has been agreed, with a potential extra €8 million to be added on if certain performance-related targets are met.’ Palermo FC too confirmed the news of their striker’s departure. “US Citta Di Palermo announces that it has sold striker Paulo Dybala to Juventus outright,” a statement read. “Best wishes for the rest of his career from President Maurizio Zamparini and the entire Rosanero family.” Paulo Dybala was initially linked with several other top European clubs, but Juventus were the front-runners from the very beginning. […]

Palermo FC is all set to release striker Paulo Dybala next season, who is linked with several European top tier clubs. Palermo’s league rivals Juventus, AC Milan and Internazionale are reportedly interested in the Argentine striker. Recent reports suggest that Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester City and Arsenal have also shown interest in the forward. Club President Maurizio Zamparini has dictated manager Beppe Iachini not to pick up Dybala for the remaining four matches of the season so that the player can avoid injuries. Zamparini was quoted saying, “I’ve asked Iachini not to play Dybala in these last few games. “It’s possible that in the next eight to 10 days we’ll sell the player, and I want to avoid injuries in this very delicate phase. “There is strong interest in him from three Italian clubs, and two from abroad. “In Italy there’s Juventus, Inter and Milan, I think Berlusconi’s Rossoneri could try as they’re trying to revitalise the club. “Meanwhile, in Europe there’s Paris […]

Juventus are currently looking to strengthen their attack as they prepare for Carlos Tevez‘s likely return to Boca Juniors in a year’s time and Palermo striker Dybala, who has expressed a desire to stay in Serie A, looks to be their prime target. “We do like Dybala and he is one of our objectives,” Juventus director Beppe Marotta was quoted as saying by La Gazzetta dello Sport. “I won’t hide the fact that I have met with [Palermo president Maurizio] Zamparini, even if I do go and deny it, he will only blurt it out anyway.”He’s a great player, but alongside him you need experienced players too. We’re trying to find an agreement with Zamparini for this player who we like, but we’re not the only ones who like him. Let’s just see what happens.” Palermo president Maurizio Zamparini has said he could sell Paulo Dybala to Juventus, but described the club’s owners as “stingy.” Zamparini said Juve target Dybala, […]