Manchester City have suffered a big blow as Juventus have rejected a bid around £38million for their defender Leonardo Bonucci, according to SkySports.
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Manchester City have suffered a big blow as Juventus have rejected a bid around £38million for their defender Leonardo Bonucci, according toSkySports.
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Bonucci has been exceptional for the Italian side, he has made more than 250 appearances for the Italian Champions since his move from Bari. Whats New?Read More Latest Stories Here!
The 29-year-old defender is now free from international duty as Italy lost to Germany in the quarter final round on penalties. However, he broke the clean sheet record of German keeper Manuel Neuer by scoring the first goal of the tournament.
The English reports have claimed that Manchester City have been keeping tabs on him and made a £38million bid for the center-back recently. However, The Serie A side have denied to sell their star player.
City new manager Pep Guardiola has signed Nolito, Oleksandr Zinchenko and Aaron Mooy so far and is looking to seal the fourth summer deal.
It is reported that Bonucci has been targeted as a replacement of Martin Demichelis who left the club last month.
Bonucci started his football at Inter Milan academy and later played at Bari in 2009. Juventus seal him in 2010, since then he has been a regular player.
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