NEWS
Wednesday June 8 2016
Juventus €32m Pjanic deal?

Juventus are close to agreeing terms with Roma for Miralem Pjanic, €30m plus €2m bonuses, claim multiple sources.

Since La Gazzetta dello Sport broke the story that Pjanic will receive 15 per cent of any transfer fee if his €38m release clause is activated, there have been multiple reports of advanced negotiations between the clubs.

This evening Mediaset Premium, Il Messaggero and the Corriere dello Sport maintain they have reached an agreement for €30m plus another €2m in performance-related bonuses.

Considering the Bosnia international is only 25 years old and has been consistently one of the best midfielders in Serie A, it is something of a bargain.

Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester United and Chelsea have also been linked with Pjanic.

The player also returned to Rome for negotiations after a vacation in Ibiza.

There could well be a knock-on effect too, as if Roma sell Pjanic, then Chelsea target Radja Nainggolan will not be allowed to leave.

The Giallorossi were forced into a corner by Antonio Rudiger's anterior cruciate ligament injury, as it means they cannot sell him for €30m.

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