Juventus are planning a medical with Sassuolo midfielder Manuel Locatelli on Wednesday. and They hope to sign him in time for the opening game of the season against Udinese at the weekend.
Several sources in Italy including Sky Sport Italia, Sport Italia and Gazzetta dello Sport are confident the two teams will reach an agreement on Tuesday for the midfielder’s transfer.
The contract will be on a two-year loan. That with the option of compulsory purchase of €30 million plus bonuses, which will exceed €35 million.
Sassuolo also receives a 20% share of his future transfers.
Now sources say the medical examination in Turin will take place on Wednesday morning local time.
Zebra hopes to register Locatelli in time for the opening match of the season with Udinese.
Sassuolo made a huge profit on Locatelli’s deal. They bought him from AC Milan for just €14 million in 2019.
He started out as a trainee in Atalanta’s youth team, moving to Milan in 2010.