Man United Starlet on Juve’s Radar
In the turbulent waters of football transfers, Juventus look poised to cast their net wide in the upcoming January window. A blend of the expected and unexpected, the Italian giants have their eyes firmly set on a rejuvenated midfield, but that’s not all. A certain winger from Manchester United might just be on their wishlist.
A Midfield in Flux
The epicentre of Juventus’ January transfer ambitions remains the midfield. The Bianconeri find themselves in a situation where they need to plug a few unexpected holes in their squad, whilst keeping a keen eye on the unfolding situations surrounding Paul Pogba and Nicolò Fagioli. Such scenarios might typically send a club’s management into a tailspin. Yet, it appears Juve might have a wildcard in Weston McKennie.
McKennie’s versatile capabilities could allow him to slip seamlessly into various roles. If the winds of opportunity beckon a change on the wings, the American might find himself anchoring the midfield more frequently. Beyond the primary objectives, Juve’s scouts and intermediaries are leaving no stone unturned. The name Mimmo Berardi is one whispered with intent in the corridors of Continassa.
The Return of Bernardeschi?
But wait, there’s a familiar name floating in the Italian air. Federico Bernardeschi, once a force to be reckoned with in Serie A, is reportedly seeking a homecoming to Juventus for a six-month spell. After a promising start in Toronto, his journey hit a few bumps, notably due to a few disagreements with Bob Bradley and later, a change in management with John Herdman taking the reins. Juve hasn’t slammed the door shut on his potential return but is treading with caution, weighing up the pros and cons.
Sancho’s European Tour
Now, here’s where things get truly interesting. Enter Jadon Sancho, the dazzling winger from Manchester United. With rumours swirling about his desire to depart from Old Trafford, his team has been jet-setting across Europe. While a return to Borussia Dortmund might be Sancho’s preferred move, Juve haven’t been ruled out. Conversations between Sancho’s camp and Juventus are ongoing, though financial hurdles need to be addressed to make any deal a reality.
McKennie the Kingmaker?
Amidst all this potential movement, it’s worth noting how much McKennie’s adaptability could prove pivotal for Juventus. With the club almost certain to welcome a new midfielder, McKennie’s flexibility could also pave the way for another stellar signing.
As reported by Calciomercato, the January transfer window might just have a few surprises in store for football fans worldwide. With Man United, Juventus, and Sancho all in the mix, it promises to be a tantalising few weeks ahead.