Wednesday September 11 2013
Juventus believe in Quagliarella

The agent of Fabio Quagliarella has admitted Juventus turned down a variety of offers for his client this summer.

The forward was expected to move on, but remained after a deadline day switch to Roma – which would have also involved transfers for Marco Borriello and Alberto Gilardino – collapsed.

“Fabio didn’t want to leave Juventus,” Beppe Bozzo told TMW. “He simply asked for more space in the side because he knows he can be of use.

“And boss Antonio Conte has always believed in him.

“Quagliarella received a number of offers from Italy and abroad, but the club decided to keep him because he is part of the project and considered an important player.

“Then it is only normal that you have to accept the rotation policy when you are part of a great side.”

Bozzo also represents the Juventus duo of Luca Marrone, who joined Sassuolo on a co-ownership, and Federico Peluso.

“Fiorentina were interested in Marrone,” the agent added. “In the end he joined Sassuolo in an important operation which included Domenico Berardi.

“Juventus would never have sent him out on loan. Marrone will shine at Sassuolo and he can continue to grow.

“A return to Atalanta for Peluso? The club who were most interested in him was Verona. There were a few sides chasing Federico, but Juventus and Conte decided to keep him.”

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