still club Juventus Unconvinced by the idea of signing striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Arsenal, the Italian team looks to avoid a repeat of the damage caused by Cristiano Ronaldo.
There has been much speculation lately about the future Aubameyang With Arsenal after the club’s decision to withdraw the captain’s armband from him and train alone and not to involve him in the team’s last matches, due to a disciplinary breach.
According to press reports, Barcelona is competing with Juventus to win Aubameyang’s services in the next winter Mercato.
According to the Italian newspaper, Gazzetta dello Sport, despite Juventus’ interest in Aubameyang, it is unlikely that this deal will be concluded as a result of their previous experience with Ronaldo in a past period.
She indicated that Aubameyang is one of three attackers on Juventus’ radar in the winter, along with Anthony Martial and Gianluca Scamaca, but the old lady has doubts about the Gabonese.
Reports in Italy suggest the Turin-based club remains unconvinced about the unpopular Arsenal striker as they question whether he will fit in with the club’s “football curriculum”.
It is believed that Juventus consider Aubameyang to be just a “striker in the penalty area” and are leaning towards a striker who is more distinguished and has more to offer.
The suspicions come shortly after statements made by former Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon, who commented on his former teammate. Ronaldo For its effect on team harmony and playing style.
The five-time Ballon d’Or winner made an impressive return to Manchester United on Deadline this summer, ending a three-year stay in Turin.
Juventus paid Real Madrid £100m for his services in 2018, but the Portuguese star failed to push the old lady to the Champions League title, one of the primary goals behind his signing.
Despite Ronaldo scoring an astonishing 101 goals in 134 matches for the Serie A giants, Buffon has become the latest former Torino teammate to question Manchester United’s legacy in Italy, claiming he damaged the team’s DNA.
“Juventus had the chance to win the Champions League the first year he arrived, the year I was at Paris Saint-Germain, and I couldn’t figure out what happened,” Buffon said.
He added: “When I came back, I worked with Ronaldo for two years and we did a good job together, but I think Juventus lost the DNA of being a team.”
He continued: “We reached the Champions League final in 2017 because we were a team full of experience, but above all we were one unit and there was a very tough competition for places within the group, we lost that with Ronaldo.”
And the newspaper concluded by saying that Juventus is now confused about whether he will continue his interest in including Aubameyang, in light of the controversy he caused in the Arsenal camp.
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