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Sunday October 9 2011
Marchisio: 'So much for rumours...'

“Just two months ago I heard reports I was on the transfer market,” smiled current Juventus and Italy hero Claudio Marchisio.

The young midfielder moved up through the Bianconeri youth academy to become a key figure who scored three goals in two games for Juve and the Azzurri.

“It's true, just two months ago I heard reports I was on the transfer market and read that nobody had faith in me,” said Marchisio.

“Instead, the truth was that Juve had a lot of faith in my abilities. It is an honour for me to be compared to a great champion like Marco Tardelli.”

Now the newspapers suggest Manchester United are lining up a €20m offer to sign Marchisio in the January transfer window.

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