It’s no secret that Juventus are interested in Bryan Cristante. But who isn’t?
The reports in Italy suggested that Juventus are tracking Italy international midfielder Bryan Cristante.
The Italy international was signed by Benfica in September 2014 from AC Milan for a fee of 5.2 million euros. The 22-year-old has a contract until 2019 with the club. In January 2017, Cristante was sent to Atalanta on loan until the end of this season.
Since his arrival from Benfica, Cristante has scored 12 goals and provided two assists in 37 games for Atalanta, including nine goals in 25 games in all competitions this season.
The 22-year-old is considered to be one of the best midfielders in Italy.
The Italy international has been in outstanding form for Atalanta this season.
Cristante has represented Italy at Under-16, Under-17, Under-18, Under-19, Under-20 and Under-21 level, winning 31 caps and scoring seven goals, before making his senior international debut in October 2017. As a member of Italy national football team, Cristante won one cap.
Bryan Cristante is high in demand this winter, with him having enjoyed a sublime season for Atalanta this term.
Massimiliano Allegri wants to sign a new midfielder and Bryan Cristante is one of the names at the top of his wishlist. He has always been a manager who keeps his eyes on the most talented young players across the globe.
Juventus have built a reputation for recruiting young talent from within Europe, predominantly targeting those with sell-on value and immense potential.
The report claims that Juventus manager has extensively scouted Bryan Cristante and is considering a move for the midfielder.
Bryan Cristante has the talent to play many roles in midfield.
According to the report, Juventus are working hard to build the team of the future and after having signed Emre Can, the Bianconeri have set their sights on Bryan Cristante. Atalanta have a 4 million euros clause inserted in the contract to make the deal permanent, something they most definitely will do.
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However, after this the bidding war for the former AC Milan youth team player is set to begin with Napoli and Inter Milan also being very keen on the player but Juventus are in pole position to land the player mainly due to their great relationship with the player’s agent Giuseppe Riso.
Atalanta value the midfielder at 30 million euros.
The 22-year-old would be a very good addition for Juventus and they can afford him as well.
If he turns out to be a star like many expect, it could be one of the club’s smartest transfers.
Will Bryan Cristante be a Juventus player soon? Only time will tell. Thanks to his great displays, you can bet on it at bet365, he’ll be at a much bigger club than Atalanta this time next year.