Juventus have reportedly agreed a loan deal to sign Olympique Marseille striker Arkadiusz Milik. The Polish striker was also linked with the likes of Manchester United and Everton.
However, it looks like the Italian giants have won the race for the forward. The deal will be an initial loan deal. However, the Italian club can make the deal permanent next season.
JUVENTUS AND ARKADIUSZ MILIK TRANSFER LINKS FULL STORY
According to reports, Juventus have agreed a loan deal to sign Milik from Marseille. The Italian giants were looking for a backup striker this summer. They failed to reach agreements with both Memphis Depay and Alvaro Morata. However, it looks like Milik will finally be their backup striker. The Polish striker was also linked with the likes of Manchester United and Everton.
However, both the Premier League clubs never were serious in their approach to the striker. Although, it looks like Juventus were very serious about their approach. New Marseille manager Igor Tudor was also very adamant about selling the striker. Hence, it looks like the Old Lady have found an agreement on a cut-price deal. Juventus reportedly will have the option to make the transfer permanent for just €8m.
THE STRIKER MARKET IS EXPECTED TO HEAT UP IN THE FINAL DAYS OF THE TRANSFER WINDOW.
The report also states that the market for a new striker is going to heat up in the final days of the transfer window. A number of Premier League clubs are looking for a new striker signing. Alvaro Morata and Memphis Depay are still on the transfer market. Both Athletico Madrid and Barcelona are very keen to offload their respective strikers.
However, the high wage demands of the strikers are becoming the barricade to the potential deals. Alvaro Morata has started the initial games for the La Liga club. However, Memphis Depay is not even in the plans of either manager or the club. Barcelona has ordered that the posters of Memphis Depay have to be reduced. However, this tactic is also not working.
Although, the good news for both the teams is Manchester United are monitoring their situation. However, the Premier League club will only explore the moves after completing the signing of Antony from Ajax.
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