Juventus Aim To Tempt Barca To Sell Them Alexis Sanchez By Including Spanish International Striker

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Serie A giants Juventus are looking to tip the odds of signing Barcelona’s Alexis Sanchez form under the noses of Liverpool by offering them Spanish international striker Fernando Llorente in return, according to Inside Futbol.

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The Chilean forward has been told that he is surplus to requirements at the Nou Camp this summer and will be allowed to move on, with Liverpool and Juventus both keen on landing his signature.

Barca were hoping to include him as part of the deal to bring Luis Suarez to the club, but Juventus are hoping to curry favour their way and will throw former Athletic Bilbao hit man Fernando Llorente their way as a sweetener.

Llorente moved to Juventus from Athletic Bilbao last summer following the expiration of his contract at the San Mames. He struggled to get a foothold in the side initially, but a strong finish saw him notch up 16 goals in 34 appearances.

Juve now hope that including Llorente in the deal will help Barcelona lower their €25m valuation of the player and help them trump Liverpool to his services.

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