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Juventus boss confirms interest in Chelsea star

Serie A outfit keen on Stamford Bridge midfielder.

Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri has confirmed his admiration for Chelsea playmaker Oscar according to quotes in La Repubblica (Via Goal.com).

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Brazilian Oscar had something of a muted season last term but is almost certainly a player Jose Mourinho would look to retain, despite interest from the Serie A side.

Allegri has spoken in glowing terms of the Blues star, which will of course lead to heightened speculation that the Turin based side are keen on the 23 year old.

“I would like a footballing inventor – they are never boring,” Allegri told La Repubblica. “A wildcard in the line-up can bring a different balance to the table.

“Ego in moderate amounts is not harmful to a team’s health. I like Real Madrid’s Isco and Brazil’s Oscar, while among the young Italians there is much to admire in Berardi and Bernardeschi.

“The addition of a No.10 to the mix is both a tactical desire and a desire to add ego to my team.

“Without Carlos Tevez and Andrea Pirlo this coming season, Juve must change and experiment with new ways of working.” Allegri concluded.

Chelsea signed Oscar in July 2012 and he has already racked up 151 appearances in his three seasons with the Stamford Bridge outfit.

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