Perhaps the player most heavily linked with a move to Manchester City this summer is Joao Cancelo.
Juventus want to offload the right-back in this window and the Premier League winners will have to first offload Danilo before bringing the Portugal international to the Etihad.
On July 9th, we covered claims from Gazetta dello Sport, who explained that Pep Guardiola’s side have increased their offer and have put down €50m plus ‘easy bonuses’, which would take the overall value of the deal up to €55m.
Italian website Tutto Mercto Web claims the 25-year-old ‘seems destined’ to join the domestic treble winners.
Cancelo arrived at J Medical, the Turin club’s medical centre, to undergo tests before starting the pre-season with the Serie A winners.
Outside J Medical, supporters of the Old Lady urged the player to continue with Maurizio Sarri’s side next season.
The Juventus fans were heard saying “stay with us” to Cancelo, in Italian obviously… or maybe in Portuguese if they particularly clever. It shows that he’d highly valued, and most of the reports talking about a potential replacement for him, make it clear the club want a similar player.
Which presents the question of why they’re open to selling Joao Cancelo anyway.