Sport Juventus reject Chelsea offer for Alex Sandro

11:50  17 june  2017
11:50  17 june  2017 Source:   Goal.com

Juventus reject Chelsea offer for Alex Sandro

  Juventus reject Chelsea offer for Alex Sandro Giuseppe Marotta has revealed Juventus have rejected Chelsea's offer for Alex Sandro, as they are keen to hold on to their key players.Juventus general director Giuseppe Marotta has claimed the Turin giants have turned down a big-money offer from Chelsea for Alex Sandro.

GETTY. Chelsea have had a £35m offer for Alex Sandro rejected by Juventus . Sandro has been on Chelsea 's radar for several months. And it seems the Blues have now stepped up their pursuit of the 26-year-old Brazil international.

Juventus general manager Giuseppe Marotta confirms they rejected “a very big offer ” from Chelsea for Alex Sandro . The Blues have been linked with the Brazilian full-back, who scored three goals and provided five assists this season as the Bianconeri reached the Champions League final.

Sandro - Cropped: Juventus wing-back Alex Sandro © Provided by Goal Juventus wing-back Alex Sandro

Juventus general director Giuseppe Marotta has claimed the Turin giants have turned down a big-money offer from Chelsea for Alex Sandro.

The Premier League title-holders are looking to strengthen their squad as they prepare for Champions League football next term and they had earmarked Alex Sandro as a valuable potential addition.

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Chelsea were reportedly willing to pay up to €60 million for the left wing-back, but Juventus have no intention of parting with the Brazil international.

"Our desire is to not sell any of our most important players," Marotta told Corriere dello Sport.

"We said no to a very good offer from Chelsea for Alex Sandro.

"But we know that we are competing with clubs that are in a position to offer wages that are not rational for us. And players are always their own boss.

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"I do not know how Alex Sandro reacted."

The 26-year-old has a contract with Juventus until June 2020.

Chelsea to make second bid for Sandro .
Chelsea will continue their pursuit of Juventus full-back Alex Sandro, by offering an improved deal said to be closer to €70m, according to reports in Italy. It’s claimed in today’s printed edition of Tuttosport, as covered by Sport Witness, that the Bianconeri’s representative Beppe Marotta has confirmed that the Serie A champions have received an offer from the Blues. However, it is claimed that Juve intend to turn this offer down. The Italian newspaper have reported that with Juve right-back Dani Alves seemingly on the verge of joining Premier League side Manchester City, the Old Lady have decided that selling Alex Sandro as well is no longer in their best interests. It states that Juventus are likely to resist a second Chelsea approach, however, they may begin looking for a replacement if the player says that he wants to leave. The news comes just days after Antonio Conte was reported to be close to signing a new deal at Stamford Bridge, which will come as music to the ears of all Chelsea fans.

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