Axel Witsel was in Turin last month for the second leg of Zenit’s Europa League tie with Torino. If Juventus have their way then the Belgium international will return to the city this summer, on a permanent basis. Witsel’s father confirmed that the player will leave Zenit and admitted Juventus are an option, but they haven’t made any decisions.Sky Italia recently reported that Juventus have offered €18 million for Axel Witsel. Although the figure is short of Zenit’s asking price of €30 million yet it is believed that Witsel is a priority signing for the Bianconeri this summer and negotiations will continue. His father’s comments regarding the end of his cycle with the Russian champions only add fuel to the rumors although Juventus are not the only option as stated by Witsel’s camp. A winger in Belgium at first, later an attacking midfielder, Benfica’s manager, Jorge Jesus, decided to move him deeper, as a No6. A role made for him. […]

Every Serie A team will be planning their moves ahead of the January transfer window. Some teams will need to add significant reinforcements while others need some minor adjustments for better results going forward. Every team has a weakness and would like to clog that particular hole in the squad. Atalanta Atalanta did well to capture Yohan Benalouane and Marcelo Estigarribia last season but currently have the lowest number of goals in Serie A, so their priority would be to sign a goalscorer. The 33-year-old German Denis who scored 44 goals in the past three seasons was expected to lead the line, but he has only found the back of the net four times in this entire campaign. The squad will need him to deliver on a more consistent basis or else Atalanta might be dragged into the relegation battle. Cagliari There was plenty of excitement in Sardinia this summer when Zdenek Zeman was hired as the new coach to […]