Respected football agent Ernesto Bronzetti has rubbished reports that Juventus and Real Madrid could be about to swap Giorgio Chiellini and Sami Khedira.
Some stories in the peninsula this morning suggested that the player exchange could take place at the end of the season.
However, Spanish market specialist Bronzetti told TMW this afternoon that such a deal was pure invention.
"It's a shocker of a story," he noted. "There is no way in this world that such a player swap exists. Real Madrid could decide to sell Gago and a few other players, but certainly not Khedira."
The latter, a quality central midfielder, joined Real in the summer after a splendid 2010 World Cup for Germany.
Bronzetti also rejected the possibility that Chiellini is even a target for the Liga giants. "I can exclude that," he stated.
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