Monday July 4 2011
Juve good enough for Rossi

The agent of Italy and Villarreal ace Giuseppe Rossi has refused to rule out the possibility of a switch to Juventus.

Although Federico Pastorello concedes that there has been no offer from the Turin giants, Juve would appeal to the striker.

"Juventus are a top club for their history, for the people who run it and for their future ambitions," the representative told Tuttosport.

"It's clear that their present penalises them seeing as they won't be playing in Europe next season. But their appeal remains intact.

"Let's say they are like a beautiful woman who just needs to go to the hairdresser…

"It's a possible avenue and the directors are keeping themselves informed. We are talking about an Italian player who reminds people a little of Alessandro Del Piero.

"Let's just wait and see how things develop, even if I have to admit that there has been nothing official from Juventus."

Barcelona were considered as front runners for the former Parma player this summer, but they've now switched their attention to Alexis Sanchez of Udinese.

"At the end of the season I was contacted by Barcelona, but then the talks slowed down," added Pastorello.

"The important thing for Rossi is to go to a top club that would welcome him. If it's not a top club then he'll stay at Villarreal.

"Giuseppe wants to evaluate everything carefully, he knows that a decision on where he plays next year is a fundamental one for his career."

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