NEWS
Wednesday July 20 2011
Bonucci out and Kjaer in?

Wolfsburg stopper Simon Kjaer could replace Leonardo Bonucci in the Juventus defence for 2011-12.

The Old Lady have been active on the transfer market so far and are close to signing striker Giuseppe Rossi from Villarreal and Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Arturo Vidal.

Their spending won't stop there though as they will also be targeting a new centre-back for boss Antonio Conte.

According to the Corriere dello Sport, Danish international Kjaer is a possible summer acquisition.

The former Palermo stopper has also been linked with Roma, but they seem unwilling to match Wolfsburg's10m asking price.

Juve will apparently accelerate their interest in Kjaer during the next few days.

However, the Old Lady may also lose a defender this summer if Turin daily Tuttosport are to be believed.

They claim that Bonucci, signed for €15m last summer, could join Fiorentina in exchange for Juan Manuel Vargas.

Juve director general Beppe Marotta is willing to sell a 50 per cent stake in the Italian international after the Viola refused to discuss a deal that included Jorge Martinez.

Think you know your Italian football? Share your knowledge, tips and comments to win cash prizes in OLBG's tipster competition - £11,000 to be won monthly!

FOOTBALL ITALIA RELATED NEWS

TODAY'S FRONT PAGES