Raul Jimenez is reportedly nearing a move to Juventus.
According to the football transfer rumours in British and Italian media, Juventus are preparing mega offer for Raul Jimenez.
The 29-year-old has been subject to interest from various European clubs.
The Mexico international joined Wolves from Benfica for a fee in the region of 38 million euros in July 2019. His contract expires in the summer of 2023.
The striker has banged in 23 goals and provided 10 assists in 45 matches for Wolves this term on all fronts.
The 29-year-old is considered to be one of the best strikers in Mexico.
His record for Mexico is also impressive. Jimenez has scored 23 goals in 82 matches for Mexico at senior level.
Raul Jimenez will be high in demand this summer, with him having enjoyed a sublime season for Wolves this term.
Maurizio Sarri wants to sign a new striker and Jimenez is one of the names at the top of his wishlist.
The 29-year-old is a long-term target of Juventus and could be a decent addition for Maurizio Sarri’s side.
The Mexico international provides a unique blend between a classic center-forward and the modern striker.
According to the report, “Juventus are launching a bumper swap bid for Wolves striker Raul Jimenez. Knowing the Mexico international is weighing up his future at Molineux this summer, Juve have drawn up plans to tempt Wolves into a deal. Tuttosport says the Bianconeri hope to open talks about a multi-player swap for Raul. Juve are willing to put on the table defender Daniele Rugani and midfielder Federico Bernardeschi in exchange for Raul. Wolves rate the striker at a cash price of at least £50m.”
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Juventus have to fork out a huge transfer fee if they are genuinely interested in the Mexico international.
Good signing for Juventus?
The Serie A side must look to bring in a better striker and Raul Jimenez could be a good option for them.
The 29-year-old Mexico international could be a very good squad player for Maurizio Sarri over the next few years. He is at the peak of his career right now and Sarri could bring out the best in him.
Stylistically, he would be a great fit in Juventus.
It will be interesting to see whether Juventus will make their move during the summer transfer window.
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Bologna-born Giuseppe Bianchi has spent more than a decade living in Rome and writing about Italian football, Spanish football and the Premier League for various Italian football portals and now he writes about European football for Euro Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers pretty much nonstop since the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time fishing and rock climbing.