Wolfsburg to turn attentions to Zaza

Wolfsburg is ready to turn their attentions to Juventus attacker Simone Zaza after missing out on Netherlands striker Vincent Janssen.

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Simone Zaza has a contract with Juventus until June 2020.

Wolfsburg is ready to turn their attentions to Juventus attacker Simone Zaza after missing out on Netherlands striker Vincent Janssen.

The Bundesliga side is keen to add some more firepower to their squad ahead of the 2016-17 campaign and had made Janssen their main transfer target.

Janssen opted to leave AZ for Tottenham, though, meaning Wolfsburg has to explore other options. It is keeping a close eye on Borja Mayoral at Real Madrid, but sporting director Klaus Allofs has made it clear that Zaza is an option as well.

"We have known about Janssen's decision for a while," Allofs told Kicker.

"Zaza could be an option for us. But we will have to wait and see whether that is realistic."

Zaza, 25, has a contract with Juventus until June 2020.

The striker was part of the Italy squad that was eliminated by Germany in the quarterfinals at Euro 2016, missing from the spot during the shoot-out.