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Wednesday December 22 2010
Poli to replace Sissoko?

Several reports in the Italian media suggest Juventus are keen to sell Momo Sissoko in January and replace him with Sampdoria starlet Andrea Poli.

Juventus general manager Beppe Marotta and his right-hand man Fabio Paratici oversaw Poli's development at Sampdoria and feels he has the potential to become a top midfielder in the future.

The 21-year-old has broken into Sampdoria's first team this season, making 10 appearances in all competitions.

If Poli were to arrive in Turin, it would be at the expense of Sissoko who is being offered to clubs in Germany after losing his place as a regular at Juventus.

Marotta hopes to recoup at least €8m from his transfer and reinvest the proceeds back into the squad.

Tuttosport understands that Juventus hope to take advantage of the uncertainty at Sampdoria following the sacking of Marotta's replacement Sergio Gasparin.

The structure of any deal would likely take the form of a co-ownership arrangement.

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