Juventus could reportedly cut ties with USMNT star Weston McKennie to make room for Brighton’s Alexis McAllister or free agent Isco.
- McKennie could be off-roaded in January
- Dortmund, one of the potential suitors
- Mac Allister will make room for Isco
what’s happening? McKennie joined Juve permanently from Schalke in July 2021 after a loan period, but has only scored 13 goals and four assists in 91 appearances for Turin. The American has been linked to a return to the Bundesliga at Borussia Dortmund, with a fee of €15m (£13.2m) to his €20m (£17.6m) from Juventus manager Massimiliano. Allegri is keen to create space in his team to strengthen.His midfield option – according to sports media set.
Overall picture: Two names said to be a possibility are Brighton midfielder Mac Allister and later free agent Isco. He sensationally left Sevilla after a clash with the club’s president MonchiMcAlister, meanwhile, brought impressive early-season form to Qatar with the Seagulls, shining in every tournament and even scoring an assist in the final as Argentina celebrated a memorable World Cup victory.
moreover: Allegri is said to have been a longtime admirer of Isco, while Mac Allister Following his World Cup exhibition, it became one of the hottest properties in Europe. Brighton is expected to demand at least €40m (£35.2m) for his services. The midfield could be a key position for Juventus to strengthen in the January window. Paul Pogba hit a roadblock in his recovery Injured his thigh in October.
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what next? Juventus could be keen to turn McKennie over to Dortmund, but will have to wait for a suitable offer before buying elsewhere.