Brighton & Hove Albion midfielder Alexis Mac Allister wants to join Juventus, according to Gazzetta dello Sport.
The Argentine international has reportedly spoken with family members and is eager to sign for the Serie A giants.
Mac Allister had an incredible tournament at the World Cup in Qatar, helping his side win the title. His performances impressed Juventus head coach Massimiliano Allegri.
Juventus will try to get Brighton to sell one of their prized assets. Allegri wants Mac Allister’s ability on the ball and technical security.
If the Bianconeri sell Weston McKennie, they can quickly advance a deal for Mac Allister. They have followed Mac Allister’s development over the past months and want to move for him soon.
Mac Allister came through the system at Argentinos Juniors, making his first-team debut in 2016. He was with the club until 2019 when Brighton signed him.
The Seagulls sent the midfielder back to Argentinos Juniors to continue his development. He went on another loan to Argentine giants Boca Juniors.
Mac Allister then arrived in England during the 2019/20 campaign. Before becoming a prominent player, he took his first season to find his feet in his new surroundings.
Last season, he made 33 appearances in the Premier League. He has played 14 times this term, scoring five.
Lionel Scaloni called him up for the World Cup, where he started all but one game. The midfielder received plaudits for his ability to punch the ball between the lines and also collect it.
He was secure in possession and helped move the ball into dangerous areas, while his work rate helped him contribute defensively.
Borussia Dortmund, Chelsea and Juventus are reportedly keeping an eye on Mac Allister after a terrific campaign.
However, it looks like Juventus are ahead of their rivals.
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