Multiple reports claim Juventus have agreed terms with Palermo and Paulo Dybalaa s agent for a five-year contract. Ita ll be a five-year contract worth a 2.2m per season plus performance-related bonuses that would take it to a 2.9m. The sum will rise each year until eventually reaching a 3m plus bonuses. Key to negotiations was Dybala, who was also wanted by the likes of Arsenal and Manchester City, but insisted he wanted to remain in Italy. That would be a blow to the Premier League giants, with Arsenal in particular strongly linked with Dybala as they look to beef up their attack ahead of an expected title challenge. Dybala is currently tied for seventh in Serie A (with former Juve striker Fabio Quagliarella) with 13 goals this season. He also has 10 assists, playing a role in some shape or form officially in 23 of the 48 goals Palermo have scored in their first season back in Serie A. […]

Here is a list of the players who have been linked with a move to Manchester City in the previous week. Roberto Firmino (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim) Manchester City are keen on signing 23-year-old Brazilian midfielder Roberto Firmino in the coming transfer window. Firmino had signed a contract extension a year back with TSG Hoffenheim which ties him with the club until 2017. According to Mirror, Manchester City who are keen to rebuild their side are keeping an eye on the midfielder and they hope to bring him at the Etihad for a transfer fee of A?20million. The Brazilian had attracted several bidders last season too as he performed pretty well and also made his way into the Brazilian squad. In the present season, he has scored 12 goals in 32 games for Hoffenheim in all competitions and provided 9 assists. It will be a great buy for Manuel Pellegrinia s side as the Chilean manager can use him in several […]

Several sources are reporting that Juventus are close to sealing a deal for Palermoa s Paulo Dybala. The 21-year-old has been linked with the Bianconeri for months, Rosanero President Maurizio Zamparini has hinted a deal is close, telling Coach Beppe Iachini not to play the forward. Sky is reporting that the Old Lady are very close to agreeing a deal for the Argentinian, and believes that general manager Giuseppe Marotta could seal the deal after the Champions League semi-final second leg. Mediaset is also reporting that a deal is close, and is running with what it purports as details of the agreement. The news outlet states that the Turin giants will pay a 25m up front for Dybala, with another a 5m in easily-attainable bonuses. Another a 5m will be made up by giving players to the Sicilian side, with Edoardo Goldaniga and Eric Lanini the most likely candidates. Mediaset has previously stated that Juventus have agreed a contract with […]

Palermo FC is all set to release striker Paulo Dybala next season, who is linked with several European top tier clubs. Palermoa 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, a Ia ve asked Iachini not to play Dybala in these last few games. a Ita s possible that in the next eight to 10 days wea ll sell the player, and I want to avoid injuries in this very delicate phase. a There is strong interest in him from three Italian clubs, and two from abroad. a In Italy therea s Juventus, Inter and Milan, I think Berlusconia s Rossoneri could try […]

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, […]