Juventus supervisor Andrea Pirlo has firmly dismissed the concept of parting methods with ahead Paulo Dybala on the finish of the season.
The Argentine will enter the ultimate 12 months of his contract on the membership this summer time, and with talks over an extension dragging on for months, there have been numerous stories suggesting that Dybala might be on his approach out of the membership.
Hypothesis has been rife for months, however talking in a press convention forward of his aspect’s assembly with Genoa on Sunday, Pirlo did his finest to shoot down the tales as shortly as doable.
“I’ve at all times stated Dybala is a vital participant and sadly I have not had him at my disposal very a lot this season,” Pirlo stated (through the Each day Mail).
“Let’s take a look at the current, as a result of that’s extra essential than the longer term. He nonetheless has a 12 months left on his contract, so we can have him right here subsequent season. Dybala is a participant who makes the distinction.”
Regardless of Pirlo’s insistence, stories elsewhere proceed to hyperlink Dybala with a transfer away. The press in Italy counsel that the 27-year-old is one in every of seven gamers who might be offered this summer time to assist deal with losses of near £100m from the primary half of the 2020/21 season.
Alongside Dybala, Merih Demiral, Alex Sandro, Adrien Rabiot, Aaron Ramsey and Federico Bernardeschi might all be offered, whereas Juventus additionally hope to dump Mattia De Sciglio to Lyon completely after his mortgage deal involves an finish.
90min revealed in December that Dybala’s representatives had reached out to the Premier League’s ‘large six’ to debate a possible deal for the ahead.
The uncertainty surrounding his contract has been simply one in every of many issues Dybala has confronted this season. He has managed simply 12 Serie A appearances thus far, with a knee damage robbing him of three months earlier this 12 months.
The Argentine made his long-awaited return within the latest 2-1 win over Napoli, and Pirlo is clearly wanting ahead to having the Argentine again in his beginning lineup quickly.
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