Juventus could look to sign Oscar from Chelsea if Paul Pogba leaves the club this summer, FootballDirectNews.com understands.
The Italian giants are desperate to keep hold of their star youngster, who is attracting big interest from Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint-Germain, though they are also keeping in mind possible replacements should the former Manchester United man be lured away from Turin. Juve also face some uncertainty over the future of another influential attacking midfielder in Arturo Vidal, and Oscar is believed to be high on manager Antonio Conte’s list of potential replacements if one of the players is to leave the club.
The Brazilian playmaker has been an impressive performer for the Blues since he joined the club last season, and will no doubt command a big transfer fee, though the sale of Pogba or Vidal would certainly help fund a move.
The 22-year-old has contributed nine goals and six assists to Chelsea’s cause this season, but may be tempted by the offer to join Conte’s side, who have been highly dominant in Serie A recently, with a third Scudetto win in a row looking likely at the end of this campaign. I’m hearing that Juventus are looking at Oscar, a Stamford Bridge insider revealed. “They’re looking out for players in case Pogba goes, but I’d hope we won’t let him go easily.
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