Juventus forward Paulo Dybala has emerged as Atletico Madrid’s principal target to replace the outgoing Antoine Griezmann.
Griezmann announced in a video dubbed ‘The Decision 2.0’ that he will be departing Los Rojiblancos at the end of the season, despite committing his future to the club after months of speculation linking him with a move to Barcelona.
Dybala, meanwhile, has endured a torrid season in Turin and has been linked with a move away from the club as a result.
Now, his brother and agent Gustavo, has claimed that an exit from Serie A is indeed possible, with a number of stars feeling ‘uncomfortable’ at the club.
Dispiaciuto per la sconfitta che non meritavamo, ma felice di essere tornato in campo con questa maglia. Adesso prepariamo la festa con i tifosi a casa nostra! pic.twitter.com/D8uuyKPwTY
— Paulo Dybala (@PauDybala_JR) May 12, 2019
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“Yes, there is a good chance he’ll leave Juventus. Absolutely. He needs a change,” he said, as relayed by Football Italia.
“I can’t say where he’ll go, but there is a strong chance Paulo will leave. Of course he’s not happy there. Paulo’s not the only one, as many players are uncomfortable at Juve.
L’#AtleticoMadrid fa sul serio per Paulo #Dybala. Contatti tra i Colchoneros e il fratello-agente Gustavo: sul tavolo un quinquennale da 9 milioni a stagione più bonus. La Joya ci pensa e attende sviluppi in casa #Juventus: se resta #Allegri chiederà la cessione. #calciomercato
— Nicolò Schira (@NicoSchira) May 16, 2019
The Argentine is considering the approach and awaiting on developments at Juventus, knowing he will be sold if Allegri stays on as the club’s manager. The La Liga outfit are big admirers of the former Palermo forward, despite netting just five times in the league this season – having bagged 22 the campaign before.