Juventus are already offering Denis Zakaria to potential new clubs just six months after the Serie A side overcame serious interest from Liverpool in sealing the Swiss midfielder’s transfer.
This is acc Calciomercato, who report that the Bianconeri spent all of June in talks with potential suitors for Zakaria. Juventus initially paid Borussia Monchengladbach €4.5m plus €4m in fringe benefits for the 25-year-old but see an opportunity to sell him.
Massimiliano Allegri believed that Zakaria, along with Dusan Vlahovic, could be Turin’s second big hit in the winter market. But between injuries, the 40-cap international left the Juventus coach underwhelmed with his form, allowing him to be considered a replaceable player.
Zakaria is contracted in Turin until 2026 so Juventus believe they can secure a significant capital gain. An upcoming World Cup, where he will be a key star for Switzerland, also boosts the Bianconeri’s rating as they explore possible new candidates.
Talks were held with Atletico Madrid and Roma to send Zakaria in exchange for one of the Colchoneros’ or Giallorossi’s talents. Juventus also approached a number of alternative clubs, with a transfer away from the Allianz Stadium seen as an increasingly likely event.
Juventus are now offering clubs Zakaria six months after beating Liverpool
Juventus, who have offered Zakaria to clubs just six months after signing the midfielder, suggest Liverpool dodged a bullet in January. Jurgen Klopp was then interested in a deal with Borussia Monchengladbach, who were keen to sell before the Swiss saw his contract in June.
reports from ESPN noted the Anfield hierarchy, along with Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund, made serious offers to the Colts before Juventus advanced on Zakaria. He had excelled in the German top flight to earn their admiration, but not in Italy.
The then BVB boss Marco Rose praised Zakaria as his head coach in Gladbach, as the Swiss showed himself to be a good box-to-box operator. However, the move to Serie A hasn’t panned out so far, so Zakaria may be looking for a club like Liverpool to show interest this summer.
“He is a very complete footballer who still has a lot of potential for development,” said Rose Heaven Germany last year. “He has incredible dynamism, understanding of the game and is not yet at the end of his development.”
https://www.hitc.com/en-gb/2022/07/08/juventus-offering-complete-star-to-clubs-6mths-after-beating-liverpool-bid/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=juventus-offering-complete-star-to-clubs-6mths-after-beating-liverpool-bid Juventus are offering clubs the ‘complete’ star 6 months after beating Liverpool