Barcelona’s desire to complete the transfer of Merlem Pejink is close to reality, while the player’s agent has scheduled a meeting with Juventus this week. The Catalan giants are eager to see the back of the Bosnian midfielder, who will greatly help the club reduce their extra pay bill.
Both Barcelona president Juan Laporta and football director Matthew Alimini have confirmed that they are looking for a new club for Peugeot during the unveiling of the Memphis Depot. The 31-year-old has been linked with Premier League clubs Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur, as well as Serie A clubs Juventus, Inter Milan and AS Roma.
Pejnik’s priority has always been to return to Juventus and reunite with former manager Massimiliano Allegri, who took over from Andrea Pirlo this summer. However, the two clubs have not yet reached an agreement, although both sides are open to the move.
According to Mundo Deportivo.An agreement could be even closer if Pagan’s agent Fali Ramzani had arranged a meeting this week with Juventus Sporting Director Federico Chirobini to work out a deal. Allegri has also given his approval for the Serie A giants. Bringing Bosnia International back to the club.
Juventus have just two hurdles to overcome – the first is to agree to a pay cut for Pjunk, and the second is to remove at least one other Serie A midfielder, probably Aar Aaron Ramsey.
The midfielder instructed his agent that he was ready to cut his salary, but the first issue would not bother him as many clubs did not show interest in Welshman. The only club interested is Wolverhampton Wanderers from England, but Ramsey is unsure about moving to Molineux.
Pagenic arrived in 2020 from Juventus with much fanfare as part of a deal that saw Arthur Mello move to the Italian side, but failed to impress in his first campaign. He started less than 10 games and failed to score a single goal or assist in all of his career.