Juventus reported leading the chase for RB Leipzig winger Emil Forsberg

Juventus are discussing a move to sign Emil Forsberg in the coming window.

According to the football transfer rumours in Italian media, Juventus are leading the chase for RB Leipzig winger Emil Forsberg.

The 26-year-old has been subject to interest from various European clubs.

The Sweden international was signed by RB Leipzig in January 2015 from Malmö FF for a fee of 3.7 million euros. The 26-year-old has a contract until 2022 with the club.

Forsberg has played 112 times for RB Leipzig since signing from Malmö FF, scoring 21 goals and creating 37 assists in that time.

He’s incredibly experienced for a 26-year-old and still has tons of room for growth.

His record for Sweden is also impressive. Forsberg has scored six goals in 33 matches for Sweden at senior level.

 

Emil Forsberg
Emil Forsberg

 

His performances have seen him become the target of many European clubs including Juventus.

Massimiliano Allegri wants to sign a new winger and Forsberg is one of the names at the top of his wishlist.

The report claims that Juventus manager has extensively scouted Emil Forsberg and is considering a move for the winger.

According to Football Italia, “Juventus are reportedly one of three clubs leading the race to sign RB Leipzig and Sweden winger Emil Forsberg. According to SportExpressen, Juve have already held talks with Forsberg’s agent Hasan Cetinkaya, as have Arsenal and Atletico Madrid. However, the newspaper warns Leipzig are under no pressure to sell and have placed a €50m asking price on his head. Furthermore, the German side would be prepared to lock down the 26-year-old by making him Sweden’s best-paid player.”

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Stylistically, he would be a great fit in Juventus.

The Sweden international will definitely be a good addition to the Juventus side, which will be competing in the Champions League next season.

It will be interesting to see whether Juventus will make their move during the summer transfer window.

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