Juventus are reportedly monitoring Denmark full-back Joakim Maehle, who is also said to be on the radar of Tottenham Hotspur.

Italian news outlet Tuttosport claim that Juventus are currently evaluating their transfer targets at right-back with the Atalanta player one of those who the Old Lady have been keeping tabs on.

Joakim Maehle

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Antonio Conte has given Emerson Royal the majority of game time on the right side of his defence ahead of Djed Spence and Matt Doherty, despite the Brazilian being a source of frustration among large sections of the Tottenham faithful due to his sub-standard displays (Daily Mail).

Maehle, however, is able to play on either flank and operated as left wing-back during Denmark’s World Cup opener against Tunisia on Tuesday.

Tutto Atalanta reported earlier this summer that Tottenham and West Ham United were both keen on the 25-year-old and now could face competition from Juventus if they look to follow up their interest.

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The right-hand side of the Tottenham defence has to be a priority for Fabio Paratici during January with Emerson Royal not able to contribute with the types of delivery expected from an Antonio Conte wing-back and his defensive ability is also questionable.

Destiny Udogie will be arriving next summer to compete for the left wing-back berth against Ivan Perisic and Ryan Sessegnon, with the latter having been very disappointing in recent matches.

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