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Sport Chelsea submit €30m for Juventus defender Daniele Rugani

19:21  14 june  2018
19:21  14 june  2018 Source:   readsport.co

Daniele Rugani's agent plays down Chelsea links

  Daniele Rugani's agent plays down Chelsea links The agent of Juventus defender Daniele Rugani has played down speculation of a move to Chelsea. Speaking to Sportitalia, as reported by JuveFC.com, Davide Torchia confirmed that he was holding talks with Juventus regarding the player, but they were not transfer related. When quizzed about the player’s future, Torchia insisted that Juventus were happy with the player. “I know that nobody will believe me, but I met with Paratici because it was already scheduled. I didn’t know there was going to be this storm the day before. We talked about how to improve the player and what to do going forward, but we didn’t set up any negotiations.” “We can’t say for sure in life that the player is off the market completely, but we can confirm no formal offers have arrived.” “He is happy to be there and Juve are happy with him. It was purely a coincidence we had this meeting after those reports. I can assure you we did not talk about Chelsea.” Reports emerged on Thursday linking the Blues with a €30 million bid for the Juventus player. Rugani is said to be a target for Chelsea, with Maurizio Sarri a long-term admirer of the defender. Sarri, who is reportedly closing in on his move to Stamford Bridge, tried to sign the player during his time at Napoli. Rugani has struggled to hold down a regular place at Juventus, which has seen questions raised about his long-term future in Turin.

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Chelsea have reportedly submitted a €30 million bid to sign Daniele Rugani from Juventus this summer.

Calcio Mercato reports that deal could be a sign that Maurizio Sarri is closing in on his move to Chelsea.

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Sarri is said to be a fan of Rugani, who has attracted the interest of Arsenal previously. The pair worked together at Empoli and he even tried to sign him for Napoli.

The report claims that a deal could be struck if Chelsea meet the €40 million asking price.

Chelsea could be in the market for defenders this summer, with concerns over the long-term futures of both Gary Cahill and David Luiz.

Juventus eye De Ligt as replacement for Chelsea target Rugani

  Juventus eye De Ligt as replacement for Chelsea target Rugani Juventus are putting plans in place to replace Chelsea target Daniele Rugani this summer, with the Old Lady considering a move for Matthijs de Ligt. According to Corriere Dello Sport, as cited by Calcio Mercato, the Turin side want the Ajax youngster if Chelsea do pursue their interest in the Italian defender. De Ligt is one of the brightest prospects of European football and is valued at roughly €50 million by Ajax and with speculation mounting about his fututre plans, he is likely to featue in the Transfer Hound’s Hot-O-Meter in the coming days. Rugani has been linked with a move to Stamford Bridge should Maurizio Sarri take the job this summer. The former Napoli boss is a huge admirer of the defender, who could be allowed to leave Juventus this summer with game time not guaranteed. Reports in Italy suggested that Chelsea had lodged a bid for the player, but those claims have since been played down by the defender’s agent. Rugani was a player that Sarri tried to sign during his time at Napoli, having worked with him closely at Empoli.

Profile. DANIELE RUGANI . Signed from Empoli in 2015 to extend Juventus ’ defensive legacy even further into the future, Daniele Rugani has developed into one of the game’s most promising defenders .

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Luiz is reportedly ready to leave Chelsea, with both Arsenal and Napoli interested in signing the player.

Cahill endured a mixed end to the season and could fall into a more rotational role next season with Sarri set to bring in his own players if he is chosen to replace Antonio Conte this summer.

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Chelsea have bid for Rugani rejected by Juventus .
Juventus have reportedly turned down Chelsea’s opening offer for central defender Daniele Rugani. According to claims from the Italian media, as cited by the Mirror, the Blues have made a concrete move to land the impressive centre-back but have seen their opening efforts rebuffed. Chelsea want to add a new centre-back to their squad this summer and it appears they are keen to shop in Italy, with both Rugani and Roma star Kostas Manolas having been linked in recent times. It’s believed that the Blues submitted an offer worth in the region of €30m for Rugani, but were knocked back by Juventus, who value the defender at a substantially higher price. Chelsea are set to have a new manager in place ahead of next season and although this ongoing predicament is yet to be solved, the club are pushing ahead with their transfer dealings. Maurizio Sarri is set to take charge at Stamford Bridge next season and according to reports, he is an admirer of Rugani’s talents.

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