Juventus has come out plain to oppose fantasy talks on a swap deal between them and England club Liverpool involving the two players Mohammed Salah and Paulo Dybala.
The Italian sporting director Fabio Paratici described such talks as “Fantasy talks”
Having successfully landed five time ballon D’or winner Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid in 2018, the expectations of the Serie A champions are said to have turned towards another global superstar currently playing at the Anfield.
Reports claim Argentinian Forward Paulo Dybala has been added to Strengthen a deal involving the Egyptian, Mohammed Salah’s move to the Italian club Juventus.
Paratici has, however, quashed the gossip by telling Radio Rai: “Right now it’s just fantasy, we are still in February and we don’t know what will happen in June.”
He added on Juve’s business, with a deal already in place to take Aaron Ramsey as a free agent : “I believe we’ve already signed a big player and it’s Ramsey who has 350 appearances with Arsenal. He is already a big signing for us.”
Questions has been asked about Paulo Dybala’s future at the club, But the Juventus sporting director is hoping to bring the speculation to a close, with there no desire on Juve’s part to allow a player yet to reach his peak to slip through their net.
He added: “He is 25, he is a player of Juventus and he has already proven a lot. I am sure he will become a legend and a leader of Juve, he has the technical skills to do it.”
For now, Dybala remains an important part of the Bianconeri’s plans as they chase down more major trophies- both in domestic and higher competitions .
The Italian club hope to win the Champions League title as they have gone a long time without the title, this was one of their major reason of landing the much experienced Christiano Ronaldo who had five Champions League titles with his former club Real Madrid.
“The Champions League is one of our targets, a motivation to improve and do well,” said Paratici.
“We need many things in order to win it, including a bit of luck.“[Massimiliano] Allegri? He is perfect for our project. I am sure his future doesn’t depend on the Champions League and that he will remain with us for a long time. We are always looking for new motivations, we want to improve the team every year.”
Juventus stands 13 points clear in the Italian Seria A with an unbeaten record. They face Atletico Madrid on Wednesday for the first leg of the UEFA Champions League round of 16 clash.