Tuesday March 22 2016
Witsel calls Juve and Milan

Axel Witsel has confirmed he “intends to leave Zenit this summer,” alerting Milan and Juventus among others.

The Belgium international has long been a transfer target for the two Serie A clubs and alerted them to his availability.

“My idea is that I intend to leave Russia this summer,” Witsel told Belgian site Dhnet.

“I cannot say right now that I will 100 per cent leave Zenit, but we never discussed a contract extension and my plan is to walk away.

The 27-year-old is under contract with Zenit until June 2017 and his price-tag is believed to be around €25m.

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