Thursday July 12 2012
Verratti called up by Pescara

Pescara have thrown doubt over Marco Verratti’s proposed transfer to Paris Saint-Germain by including him in their pre-season training squad.

The 19-year-old was thought on the verge of completing a 14m move to the French runners-up, but talks look to have stalled in recent days, with his agent’s hint that it may not go through the most recent development.

With Verratti’s inclusion in Pescara’s pre-season training squad confirmed today, speculation could now invite a possible return to talks with Juventus and Napoli, who have both previously had bids for the midfielder turned down.

Pescara begin pre-season this week in preparation for their first season in Serie A for 20 years.

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