Monday January 31 2011
Matri in, Amauri out?

Unconfirmed reports are claiming that Juventus have agreed a deal with Cagliari for Alessandro Matri.

The Turin giants have been in talks with the Sardinian club today in an effort to bolster their attack.

Although restricted by a lack of cash, it's understood that Juve may have tempted Cagliari to do a deal.

It's claimed that Juve will take the Italian on loan, but they will be forced to sign him outright in the summer for €15m.

It's understood that Lorenzo Ariaudo, a defender part-owned by the two clubs, will also be handed over to Cagliari on a permanent basis as part of the conditions.

Matri will replace goal-shy Amauri in Turin who, after rejecting moves to Fulham and West Brom, has apparently accepted a switch to Parma.

The big Brazilian is set to join on loan and then a decision on his future will be taken at the end of the season.

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