Report: Juventus could move for Spurs target after offloading star to Newcastle

Fabio Paratici
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Juventus could sell Adrien Rabiot to Newcastle before moving for Tottenham target Aurelien Tchouameni as his replacement, according to TuttoJuve. 

The Italian publication claim the Magpies could secure a move for Rabiot, 26, in the January transfer window, where a potential deal would set the club back around £25 million. 

The move would make the midfielder one of Newcastle’s first acquisitions following the club’s Saudi-led takeover, while the report adds he could sign a contract worth €10 million (£8 million) per year. 

The report also claims that Juventus see Monaco starlet Tchouameni as a direct replacement for Rabiot, and could snap him up from under the noses of Tottenham, who too hold an interest in his services. 

The 21-year-old is reportedly worth around £35 million and it was suggested that Spurs had been keeping tabs on his performances in France ahead of a proposed move. 

Spurs Web Opinion 

Tchouameni is one of the world’s hottest prospects and he is very valuable especially as he is a central midfielder. This move seems like a domino effect waiting to happen, but Spurs should not sit around waiting for it to happen if they really are interested in the Monaco man. 

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