Juventus forward Paulo Dybala is close to renewing his existing Juventus deal, insisting that talks are “very advanced.”

The talks over a new deal have dragged on since the start of the season with Juve director Beppe Marotta insisting that the announcement would come near the end of February.

Despite the ongoing negotiations, Dybala insists that the a new deal is close.

“In recent days Juventus and my agent have been able to talk,” Dybala told Gazzetta dello Sport.

“We’re very advanced, but now my agent will return to Argentina for the birth of his son. I know we’ve been talking about this since November, but it’s not only up to me, you should also talk to Juventus.”

La Joya is expected to sign a new 5-year-deal, netting €7.5m, making him one of the top-earners at the club.