Paris Saint-Germain keen to land Juventus full back
Mattia De Sciglio has emerged as a surprise target for Paris Saint-Germain in the summer transfer window.
According to the football transfer rumours in Italian media, Paris Saint-Germain are keen to land Juventus full back Mattia De Sciglio.
The Italy international joined Juventus from Milan for a fee in the region of 12 million euros in July 2017. His contract expires in the summer of 2022.
De Sciglio has played 60 times for Juventus since signing from Milan, scoring one goal and creating one assist in that time.
The 27-year-old is considered to be one of the best full backs in Italy. As a member of Italy national football team, De Sciglio won 39 caps.
The Italy international is believed to be available for transfer, with Thomas Tuchel now keen to bring him to PSG.
The Italy international is thought to perfectly fit the profile of defensive player Tuchel wants to target in the summer transfer window.
Paris Saint-Germain are in the market for just a handful of statement signings who can improve the first-team.
Mattia De Sciglio has the talent to play many roles in defense and midfield.
According to the report, “Paris Saint Germain are still keen to sign Juventus full back Mattia De Sciglio. The report details how the Parisian club were close to bringing the 27-year-old Italian full back to France last summer, in exchange for 27-year-old French left back Layvin Kurzawa. The Bianconeri, however, chose to rely on the former AC Milan man due to his flexibility, as he can play both on the left and the right side of the pitch. Paris Saint Germain are still interested De Sciglio, the report continues, and would like to sign him in the summer as well. Sporting director Leonardo has always appreciated the qualities of the 27-year-old Italian and considers him ideal for PSG. Juventus are not interested in a deal yet as they want to ensure that they can win the league this season. However, once the season is over, they could allow a deal to take place.”
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Juventus are reluctant to let De Sciglio go, but a big enough bid could persuade them to sell.
The 27-year-old is certainly a player that would strengthen the current PSG squad and would be a good buy in the summer transfer window.
Paris Saint-Germain fans would certainly love to see him arrive at the club.
It will be interesting to see whether PSG will make their move during the summer transfer window.
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