Juventus linked with a move for Ruben Neves

When it comes to the transfer market, Juventus are simply one of the best in the business.

According to a report from Calciomercato, Juventus are linked with a move for Wolverhampton midfielder Ruben Neves.

The 21-year-old has been subject to interest from various European clubs.

The Portugal international joined Wolverhampton from Porto for a fee in the region of 17.9 million euros in July 2017. His contract expires in the summer of 2023.

Neves made 57 appearances across all competitions for Wolverhampton, scoring 8 goals and supplying 2 assists in return.

The 21-year-old is considered to be one of the best midfielders in Portugal.

Ruben Neves
Ruben Neves

As a member of Portugal national football team, Ruben Neves won 9 caps.

His impressive performances this season have apparently caught the eye of some of Europe’s big clubs.

Massimiliano Allegri is looking to shore up his midfield options and Wolverhampton’s Ruben Neves happens to be a target.

According to Calciomercato, “Calciomercato exclusively understand that Juventus are eyeing a move to sign the 21-year-old, who is represented by Jorge Mendes and is on the radar of clubs like Manchester City and Manchester United too. Juve’s relations with Jorge Mendes have improved since this past summer as they had signed Cristiano Ronaldo and Joao Cancelo for big fees. That has helped Fabio Paratici established very good contacts with Mendes. Mendes could help Juve in January in an attempt for them to hand a blow to City and United by making them Neves.”

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If Juventus are genuinely interested, a deal would not be impossible to complete.

Stylistically, he would be a great fit in Juventus.

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

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