JUVENTUS are able to tempt Manchester Metropolis into promoting Brazilian hitman Gabriel Jesus – by providing winger Douglas Costa in a swap deal.
Costa, 29, labored with Metropolis boss Pep Guardiola throughout his spell as Bayern Munich supervisor.
Jesus has been largely a substitute throughout his four-year Etihad profession.
His agent, Giovanni Branchini, has refused to rule out that the 23-year-old may transfer to Juventus sooner or later.
He confirmed that the South American star, 23, would solely depart the membership if he was now not needed by Guardiola.
Costa has grow to be a fringe participant at Juve, that includes in simply 14 of their 26 Serie A matches earlier than the coronavirus disrupted the season.
Jesus has scored 37 objectives in 44 Premier League begins for Metropolis.
However he has been annoyed at his lack of ability to interchange Sergio Aguero in assault completely.
Now Juve, linked with a £59million transfer in February, are prepared to check the water and Costa could possibly be the ace card used to push the deal by way of, in response to Italian media outlet Calcio Mercato.
They wish to do away with Argentine hitman Gonzalo Higuain after beginning to lose their grip on the Serie A title.
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Boss Maurizio Sarri thinks Jesus can be the perfect associate for famous person Cristiano Ronaldo in an exciting assault.
Metropolis is likely to be able to shake up their squad after falling means behind Liverpool within the Premier League this time period.
Guardiola additionally wants wing choices with Leroy Sane set to return to Germany and Raheem Sterling struggling to seek out his greatest kind.