Juventus director general Beppe Marotta has confirmed they “talked” to PSG about Zlatan Ibrahimovic, but his wages are a stumbling block.
The newspapers in Italy have been filled with reports of Bianconeri interest in the Swede, who had started his Serie A career in Turin before walking away post-Calciopoli in 2006.
“It is certain that Pavel Nedved and Leonardo talked about Ibra,” Marotta told Sky Sport Italia before today’s game with Bologna.
“Ibra is a great player, but not the type we are looking for in terms of age and economic parameters.
“Without doubt he is a champion, but at this moment Italian clubs cannot sign players who earn such high wages. We appreciate him a great deal, who wouldn’t like a player like him? However, it is not possible.”
Marotta commented on the Scudetto race and Juve’s Champions League quarter-final against Bayern Munich.
“The Scudetto has to be taken one step at a time, like a cycling tour, and it’s no good winning the penultimate stage if someone else goes on the podium.
“We are concentrating on Serie A without ignoring the Champions League, as we want to go all the way in both competitions.”
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