Tottenham are wanting to strengthen their hyperlinks with Juventus this summer time and add Weston McKennie to their ranks, in keeping with a report.
The success of quite a lot of Juve stars in north London is believed to have satisfied Antonio Conte to make one other transfer on the Outdated Girl. And in keeping with Calciomercato, they’re severely trying right into a deal for USA star McKennie.
Conte has “requested” that Spurs make a transfer to land the 23-year-old midfielder. The central midfielder has been capped 31 occasions for the USMNT, however he’s at the moment sidelined with a metatarsal fracture.
Conte is trying so as to add some depth to his midfield regardless of signing Juve stars Rodrigo Bentancur and Dejan Kulusevski in January.
Each have been large hits on the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Winger Kulusevski joined on an 18-month mortgage deal that may value Spurs £8.3m – £2.5m this season and £5.8m subsequent season.
There’s additionally an obligation to purchase the Sweden worldwide for £29.2m so long as quite a lot of sporting milestone are hit.
Curiosity in McKennie might immediate sale
Bentancur in the meantime joined completely after signing a four-and-a-half-year deal.
Spurs have already got former Juventus defender Cristian Romero this season. And they’re additionally stated to be impressed along with his performances this season.
McKennie can also be no stranger to Spurs’ managing director of soccer Fabio Paratici. The Italian having introduced McKennie to Juve from Schalke throughout his time in Turin.
Juve even have a transparent plan forward of subsequent season with the arrivals of Dusan Vlahovic and Denis Zakaria.
They’ve additionally determined to not renew Paulo Dybala’s contract and McKennie is a participant who appears more likely to depart, as per the supply.
It was thought that McKennie was a part of Max Allegri’s plans on the Allianz Stadium.
However that will effectively have modified with loads of curiosity within the participant, who’s beneath contract till 2025. And it appears as if Juve might be tempted to money in on the Texas-born star.
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