Manchester City and Juventus have turn into the newest golf equipment to register their curiosity in Villarreal’s defender Pau Torres, perceive 90min.
The Spanish nationwide workforce participant has lengthy been linked with a transfer from his hometown membership with Manchester United amongst his suitors.
Last summer time, nevertheless, United selected to recruit Raphael Varane as a substitute, and this time they’ve recognized Ajax Lisandro Martinez as their fundamental objective.
Tottenham additionally had talks earlier this summer time earlier than finalizing a mortgage deal for Barcelona’s Clement Lenglet, whereas Chelsea had him on their radar however in the end determined not to maneuver.
However, admiration for Torres has not subsided, and 90min has been advised that each Juventus and Man City have registered an curiosity within the 25-year-old in latest days.
City promote Ake to Chelsea and had recognized Brighton left-back Marc Cucurella as their main goal for changing him.
Sources have confirmed for 90min that Cucurella continues to be the primary alternative, however Cityzens are reluctant to bid over £ 50 million – the bottom that Brighton would settle for for his or her worthwhile asset supplied a brand new contract.
This has led City to take a look at different choices – together with midfielders – and Torres has emerged as a goal for Pep Guardiola, who’s a fan of his compatriot.
City are usually not alone in including Torres to their radar with Italian giants Juventus, who’re contemplating him as a possible substitute for Matthijs de Ligt, who’s about to be a part of Bayern Munich.
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Juventus have been eager to signal Kalidou Koulibaly, however they’ve misplaced to Chelsea, who sarcastically went for the Senegalese star after lacking De Ligt.
90min understands that Juve are actually doing background checks on Torres and might place a agency bid within the close to future.
Torres’ present contract has two years left to run and sources have confirmed that Villarreal worry dropping him this summer time.
Last week, membership president Fernando Roig admitted to the native press that he was unsure what the longer term would maintain for the participant.