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Leonardo Bonucci is reportedly able to signal for one in every of Juventus‘ largest rivals.

In accordance with the Guardian’s Marcus Christenson and Fabrizio Romano, Bonucci is about to hitch AC Milan in a shocking switch. The Italian defender apparently needs to go away Juventus after falling out with Maximiliano Allegri, and the Rossoneri might should pay as much as €forty million for the centre-again.

Per Gianluca Di Marzio, Bonucci’s agent, Alessandro Lucci, and Milan held a gathering on Thursday. The deal was allegedly blocked within the afternoon by the insertion of Mattia De Sciglio, however the state of affairs was later resolved, because the wing-again’s switch to Juventus will probably be handled as a separate deal.

Bonucci and Allegri reportedly traded insults as Juventus defeated US Citta di Palermo in Serie A final season, and the previous was subsequently omitted from the Previous Woman’s squad for its victory at FC Porto within the Champions League. However he made 29 appearances within the prime flight of Italian soccer in the course of the earlier marketing campaign, scoring three objectives whereas attaining a cross accuracy of 87 % and tallying 218 accomplished lengthy balls, a hundred and one clearances, and 60 interceptions.

Assuming Milan does purchase Bonucci, the signing will prolong the Rossoneri’s extravagant spending spree in the summertime switch window. Amongst those that joined the membership are Andre Silva, Ricardo Rodriguez, Hakan Calhanoglu, Andrea Conti, and Mateo Musacchio.

Of observe, Bonucci’s profession began at Internazionale, Milan’s crosstown rival. By becoming a member of the Rossoneri, he’ll turn into the tenth footballer to play for the 2 golf equipment in addition to Juventus, becoming a member of Andrea Pirlo, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Patrick Vieira, Christian Vieri, Edgar Davids, Roberto Baggio, Aldo Serena, Enrico Candini, and Giuseppe Meazza.