Juventus have lost Giorgio Chiellini for several months following a serious knee injury. To make up for her absence, the Old Lady could try her luck for Barcelona's Samuel Umtiti.
It's a real blow for Juventus Turin. The copy Giorgio Chiellini was seriously injured Friday. The 35-year-old central defender suffers from knee distortion and anterior cruciate ligament injury. An injury that will take him off the field for several months.
Juve will probably have to play without Chiellini for most of the season. A major absence since Go go Gorilla is an indispensable element in the eleven Turin for several seasons. And not only defensively. At the first day of Serie A, it was he who had offered the victory against Parma (1-0).
A defender expresses wish
The Old Lady obviously has an alternative. On the bench last weekend, rookie Matthijs de Ligt will sit next to Leonardo Bonucci in the central hinge. Nevertheless, the training of Maurizio Sarri reflects on the recruitment of another defender express to be able to reach its objectives. And according to Sport, the priority is Samuel Umtiti (25 years old).
Long defeat of the grounds after his knee injury, the French defender hardly find his place in the eleven of FC Barcelona. The start of the season confirms that it is currently only a replacement after Clment Lenglet. A situation that could benefit Juve to try to bring him in the Pimont.
Bara needs Umtiti
It remains to be seen if Umtiti is seduced by a departure towards Juve. A priori, the former Lyonnais would remain a lining in the champion of Italy. But, above all, is Bara a salesman? For the moment, Ernesto Valverde does not seem to give much confidence to the young Jean-Clair Todibo (19 years old), and he can not rely on only Grard Piqu and Lenglet for the season. This track seems so complicated for the Bianconeri.
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