THE ITALIANS INSIST
Ivan Rakitic and Samuel Umtiti, priority for Juventus
Published:1/09/2019 - 16:42h
Updated:1/09/2019 - 23:54h
A few hours before the transfer market closes, Juventus of Turin continues to insist on the signings of Ivan Rakitic and Samuel Umtiti
This weekend have descartado practically completely the arrival of Neymar -the negotiations with Paris SG are broken- and the exit of Rafinha Alcántara course to Valencia, as it announced Marcelino García Toral. Nevertheless, still they can have surprises so much in the chapter of arrivals as in the one of exits.
Especially in this last in which, according to the informations published by the prestigious Italian media The Gazzetta dello Sport, the names of Ivan Rakitic and Samuel Umtiti are very present in the sportive plans of the Juventus of Turín. In fact, the bianconeros would have like priority reinforce his staff with both.
Umtiti, the elected to substitute to Chiellini
Giorgio Chiellini, the big defensive leader of the Juventus of Turín, has lesionado of gravity and will be five months separated of the terrains of game. Luckily, the bianconeros tied in summer to the young Matthijs of Ligt -that it was the big wish of the FC Barcelona to complete the saga- but now no descartan cover the drop of the Italian with Samuel Umtiti.
The French defence has lost the titularity in the team of Ernesto Valverde in profit of his compatriot Clément Lenglet, usual couple of Gerard Hammered. The 'vecchia signora' wants to take advantage of said circumstance to convince to Umtiti and bring it to the staff of Maurizio Sarri.
Rakitic, a jump of quality
The Juventus is one of the big favourite to carry the Champions League this season by the quality that has in each one of his lines. Nevertheless, the centre of the field maybe was the more descompensada of all, in spite of the presence of Miralem Pjanic and to the signings of Adrien Rabiot and Aaron Ramsey.
Ivan Rakitic sees like the complement perfect for them and the Juventus wants to take advantage of the situation of the Croat -very resembled the one of Umtiti after three suplencias in the three first days- to convince him to dress of bianconero. Nevertheless, it seems that the ex of the Seville has decided to remain in the Barça in spite of having played little.