Juventus are set to complete the signing of As Roma midfielder Miralem Pjanic after the player arrived in Turinfor a medical this morning.
Prestigious Italian publications suggested earlier this month that Barcelona looked likely to win the race as the La Liga giants were ready to pay Pjanic’s €38m (£30.3m, $42.8m) full release clause.
Chelsea were the first to be linked with the Bosnian, when in April, it claimed that incoming manager Antonio Conte was confident of luring him to Stamford Bridge.The 26-year-old midfielder and his teammate Radja Nainggolan have both been tipped to leave Roma in recent weeks after emerged the club needed to balance their books in order to fulfil Financial Fair Play requirements. Barcelona and the Premier League duo were all said to be monitoring the situation after Pjanic enjoyed an impressive 2015-2016 campaign, scoring 12 goals and providing 13 assists in 41 appearances.
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Later, Manchester Evening News, reported that Jose Mourinho also had the Bosnian in his list of transfer targets as the Portuguese boss looked to bolster his midfield ahead of next season.