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Juventus want Bayern’s Douglas Costa

April 3, 2017

Juventus want Bayern Munich winger Douglas Costa and have made contact with German champions over a possible transfer.

According to Gazzetta Dello Sport, Juve’s interest in the player is genuine and there have been preliminary contacts between the two clubs regarding a transfer. When discussing the possible redemptions of Kingsley Coman and Medhi Benatia, the Bianconeri took the opportunity to discuss the Brazilian winger who they have been monitoring for some time.

Costa is very familiar with 4-2-3-1 system which Juve are currently using and is believed to be the perfect option for the wings, especially as Bianconeri boss Max Allegri is a big admirer of the player who has featured in limited appearances for Bayern this season.

The initial valuation of the player is believed to be €50m, however Juventus are confident that they can negotiate the figure to closer to €30-35m for the former Shakhtar forward, especially as the Bavarians are believed to be pushing forward in their pursuit of Bayer Leverkusen winger Julian Brandt, who could move to Munich in the summer. In Germany there is real optimism about the possibility of seeing Douglas Costa at Juventus next season.

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