Serie A defending champions Juventus keep on working to reinforce their team for the next season, and in addition to Fiorentina 23 year old second striker Stevan Jovetic and Paris Saint-Germain 30 year old forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic, are also keen, according to Tuttosport, on Schalke 04 midfielder Julian Draxler. The 19 year old, also tracked by Inter Milan, will leave the German team at the end of the season if it won’t qualify for the next Champions League; and Die Knappen would rather yield the Germany Under 21 international –valued about 15 million euros and who eans about 1,5 millions per season- to a foreign club than to their traditional rivals Bayern Munich. Still regarding the midfield, 27 year old Emanuele Giaccherini, as reported by the same media, has revealed that coach Antonio Conte has assured him that he will stay in Turin as long as he will be the bianconeri’s coach. Finally, interviewed by Sky, the Piedmontese club’s executive Pavel Nedved has admitted to have talk with Paris Saint-Germain Sports Director Leonardo about Ibrahimovic, but that the talks for the Sweden international are over.
Also Inter Milan are observing some young talents, like Sampdoria 20 year old forward Mauro Icardi; as reported by Il Secolo XIX, the nerazzurri, to obtain the Argentina Under 20 international, will pay to the Ligurian club 13 million euros, but the blucerchiati are also interested in some Inter’s youngsters, like 21 year old forward Samuele Longo, actually on loan at Espanyol, and 18 year old defender Ibrahima Mbaye. Meanwhile, 20 year old midfielder Lorenzo Crisetig, in co-ownership between the Lombard club and Parma and playing on loan for Crotone, has expressed to calciomercato.com his will to play for Inter.