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Rumour: Juve will sell Pjanic or anyone else in the squad

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Juventus are willing to sell Miralem Pjanic or anyone else in their squad this summer, except Cristiano Ronaldo.

According to a report from Calciomercato.com, Juventus need to sell players before the September 2nd transfer deadline, to raise capital.

The bottom line is they have spent and spent heavily the last few transfer windows.

While they have acquired several free transfers too. They come with excessive wage demands because no fee is involved.

Take Aaron Ramsey for example, signed on a free transfer from Arsenal.

His Arsenal salary rumored to be around 150,000 per week. He is now believed to be on a four-year deal worth 440,000 Euros a week at Juventus.

Obviously, they are intent on keeping their new arrivals.

But players like Pjanic, Can, Sandro and Bonnuci thought to once be untouchables, are all being offered around Europe.

They have tried all summer to offload, Paulo Dybala, Sami Khedira, Daniele Rugani, Blaise Matuidi, Gonzalo Higuain and Juan Cuadrado. There have been no takers.

There have been interested parties, but no concrete deals. This has now put Juventus in a potentially dire position.

The Serie A giants are rumoured to have held meetings, with both PSG and Barcelona with a view to negotiating a deal or two.

So far there has been little more than dialect. Juventus have until September 2nd to balance the books.

The only departure of note was Moise Kean for a fee of around 40 million Euros to Everton. This one alone is not enough.

While talk of problems meeting FIFA financial fair play regulations may a little premature. There must be a concern at the Bianconeri if they are willing to sell anyone.

It appears Fabio Paratici and Pavel Nedved has their work cut out for them over the coming days.

NANJING, CHINA – JULY 24: Players of Juventus line up for team photos prior to the International Champions Cup match between Juventus and FC Internazionale at the Nanjing Olympic Center Stadium on July 24, 2019 in Nanjing, China. (Photo by Zhizhao Wu/Getty Images)