Andreas Christensen gave a very big ‘yes’ to joining Juventus during the January transfer window, report Calciomercato.
It’s claimed that the Danish defender, who hasn’t been used much by Maurizio Sarri, was offered to Juventus and a deal was considered. The idea was for a loan, and the Chelsea player would have been Mehdi Benatia’s replacement at the Turin club.
Christensen ‘immediately accepted’ the idea of signing for Juventus, with Calciomercato making it very clear he was keen on the transfer.
However, the Premier League side had other ideas.
Chelsea were only prepared to see their player leave for an offer over €35m. That would have enabled Sarri to bring in a direct replacement for the centre-back.
Juventus weren’t keen on making such a big investment and ended up signing Martin Caceres from Lazio on loan.
Things may change in the summer, but Calciomercato present the situation more as Christensen being keen on Juventus than the reverse.