NEWS
Saturday September 3 2011
Amauri turns down Turkish move

There are reports Amauri has also turned down a move to Trabzonspor, so he'll be frozen out of the Juventus squad.

The Brazilian-Italian striker was lambasted by director general Beppe Marotta this week after rejecting numerous proposals, despite being told he did not feature in their plans.

Palermo, Olympique Marseille and others tried to bring him to their clubs to no avail.

Although the Serie A market is now closed, the Turkish sides can still sign players up to Monday.

However, it's now reported Amauri has also rejected a transfer to Trabzonspor, even though they are in the Champions League.

Juventus are not happy about this latest snub and could well freeze him out of the squad, leaving him in the stands for the season.

Amauri is likely to therefore terminate his contract in January, when he can choose his own future club in a free transfer. His current deal expires in June 2012, but can be ended six months early under UEFA regulations.

The same situation could also be present for teammate Vincenzo Iaquinta, while Reto Ziegler officially joined Turkish team Fenerbahce on loan today.

On the other hand, Fabio Grosso looks set to be brought back into the Juventus team despite being on the market.

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