Just yesterday, an information from the newspaper Ace came to assure that only “insignificant fringes” they separated Alvaro Morata of FC Barcelona. The newspaper explained that all the parties involved had already approved an agreement that was classified as closed in a “95 percent”.
Well, in Italy they don’t see it so clearly. In fact, in these last hours, the newspaper Gazzetta dello Sport has certified that the Juventus It will only give the green light to this operation if before it manages to get the signing of a replacement of guarantees on track. The Turinese value the economic benefits of the deal, but they will not jeopardize their sporting situation.
The firm stance of Juve
“Yesterday Allegri told Álvaro that at this moment he cannot let him go. The search for the forward is complicated, especially since Juventus (which since Morata’s early departure would save only 7.5 million euros net, half of the loan and the salary) is looking for a low cost opportunity, and the club has a complicated schedule at the start of 2022. So, with no alternative, the Spaniard is trapped in Turin, albeit reluctantly “, explains the transalpine newspaper.
In principle, the Catalan team’s plan contemplated closing its signing before January 12, the date on which Real Madrid must be measured in the semifinals of the Spain Supercup. However, after this notice from Juve, it is very likely that the operation should be delayed for a few weeks. Subject to follow.