Fabio Paratici revealed Max Allegri and Paulo Dybala will stay at Juventus as he went on to talk about the club’s possible transfers in the future
In the interview with Gazzetta Dello Sport cited on Football Italia on Tuesday, Paratici talked about Italian youth, transfer dealings and confirmed his interest in Cristian Romero.
“That famous piece of paper I ripped up and threw into a bin was only one of many hundreds,” explained the Bianconeri sporting director.
“We were at a meeting with Genoa and we noted down some of the players we’d talked about.
“Last year we knew we were losing Buffon and Higuain. I told President Agnelli that there were two ways to motivate the team: buy Cristiano Ronaldo or Icardi and kick up an incredible storm…
“CR7 was a bargain, not just in a technical sense: on an economic level he’s already paid for himself.
“Marotta was never against his purchase. I’m disappointed that I’m no longer working with him after 15 years.
Juventus director Fabio Paratici: Massimiliano Allegri, Paulo Dybala staying.
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Paratici further highlighted Allegri’s importance to the Italian giants and remained coy about the future of Dybala and the possible return of Pogba.
“Allegri’s one of the five best Coaches in the world. He’s a very intelligent man: of course, he’ll stay.
“So will Dybala. Only those who want to leave Juventus will do so. Who can improve us? It’s hard to say, Messi perhaps. Even with Neymar, I have doubts.
“Kean is a great striker, worthy of playing for Juve: he’s one of those who will score in the Champions League and we’ll see playing in Europe for many more years.
“Will Pogba come back? No. In football, you never know, but it’s very difficult. Ramsey will bolster our midfield in the summer and we’ll also sign a defender.