Rumour Has It: Juventus plans to make move for Guardiola

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is reportedly being targeted by Juventus.

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola.   -  Getty Images

Juventus is reportedly lining up an incredible move for Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola.

Guardiola has been in charge of City since 2016 and is contracted to remain at the helm of the Premier League champion until the end of next season.

However, Juve seemingly has other ideas.


Juventus will give Guardiola whatever it takes to join the  ahead of the 2020-21 campaign, according to The Sun.

The Serie A giant was linked with a stunning move for the Spaniard last year, but did not get its man.

Guardiola apparently intends to honour his contract at City, but Juve are prepared to give him whatever he wants.


- Philippe Coutinho has no plans to return to Barcelona and wants to make his move to Bayern Munich permanent, according to Catalunya Radio. The Bundesliga club holds an option to buy the attacker, but is reportedly yet to make a decision over whether it will make the move permanent.

- Barcelona is not yet giving up on signing Willian Jose from Real Sociedad. Marca reports the LaLiga giant is still considering the attacker amid a negotiable price despite Willian Jose's buyout clause being set at €70million.

- Jose Mourinho is planning for next season at Tottenham. The Daily Express reports the Spurs head coach is looking to spend £120m on defenders ahead of 2020-21, with Benfica's Ruben Dias and Bournemouth's Nathan Ake leading the list of targets.

- Liverpool tried to sign Villarreal attacker Samuel Chukwueze during January, according to France Football, which reports the European champions offered £29.6m (€35m) for the Nigeria international. Staying at Anfield and the Daily Express says Liverpool are set to offer 18-year-old full-back Neco Williams a new contract.

- Amid surprise reports Barcelona tried to bring Andres Iniesta back to Camp Nou in January, Marca says the LaLiga club's sporting management never considered a return to the club for the Vissel Kobe midfielder.

- Inter is set to decide in the next 48 hours whether to sign goalkeeper Emiliano Viviano after the 34-year-old completed medicals at the Serie A high-flyers, according to CalcioMercato. Inter goalkeeper Samir Handanovic suffered a finger injury last week.

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