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Saturday May 7 2011
Juve's €100m transfer strategy

Juventus have reportedly mapped out a €100m transfer strategy for the summer with the likes of Sergio Aguero, Andreas Beck and Pablo Zabaleta.

The Bianconeri risk not even qualifying for the Europa League, although they are just four points adrift of fourth place too.

In recent years funds have been poured into constructing the new stadium that will be ready for next season, so yeserday there was a four-hour meeting between patrons Andrea Agnelli and John Elkann.

It's widely reported that director general Beppe Marotta will have €100m to spend over the summer.

In defence the first reinforcement should be Hoffenheim's Andreas Beck, who according to Tuttosport is worth around €7m.

Should Marco Motta and Zdenek Grygera be sold, it would open the door to Chelsea's Portuguese international Paulo Ferreira for €4m.

He would be a cheaper alternative to the first choice options of Lazio's Stephan Lichtsteiner and Manchester City man Zabaleta.

The biggest changes are expected to be in attack, where Juventus will continue their search for a star centre-forward.

Karim Benzema of Real Madrid is an option, especially after ex-Bianconeri legend Zinedine Zidane suggested him to the club.

The top of the wish-list is Sergio ‘Kun' Aguero, the Argentine hitman and son-in-law of Diego Armando Maradona.

Juve face stiff opposition for the Atletico Madrid star, including Inter, and he has a hefty €30m price-tag.

It is reported that a meeting between Juventus and Aguero's agents has been pushed back to next week.

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