Club have 'accelerated contacts' to sign Manchester City star - Player 'open' to move, knows opportunity is great
That’s how Gazzetta dello Sport see Juventus’ plans going forward as they work out how to revamp their attack, preferably without Cristiano Ronaldo.
The Portuguese superstar has become more of a burden than an asset with his high wages, and while the Serie A side still seem proud to have him at their club, they could also do without him being there to free up space for the Manchester City striker.
That’s why the newspaper explain that Cristiano Ronaldo’s silence ‘doesn’t slow down the work’ to sign Gabriel Jesus.
In fact, they’ve ‘accelerated the contacts’ for the Manchester City in order to anticipate a potential exit from the Portugal international, and ‘day after day’, the feeling is that signing the Brazilian would cover Juventus’ back for years to come in the striker department.
There is now the ‘possibility of signing him on loan without immediate financial obligations’, with those in charge of the Premier League club having sent ‘signals of attention’ regarding the Serie A side’s plans.
Furthermore, Jesus is ‘open to moving to Juventus, aware of having a technical …
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