Chelsea and Juventus have reportedly agreed on a €40million transfer taking defender Daniele Rugani from Turin to west London.
However, the Italy international himself remains unconvinced about making the move to Stamford Bridge this summer, according to Transfer Market Web.
Rugani would undoubtedly make a fine purchase for Chelsea given their need for fresh blood at the back, with both David Luiz and Gary Cahill looking past their best last season.
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The 24-year-old could be a fine long-term solution in that area of the pitch, though it’s perhaps little surprise that he’ll need some persuading to leave Juve for Chelsea at this moment in time.
With Massimiliano Allegri’s side dominant in Serie A at the moment and having just signed Cristiano Ronaldo as a major boost to their Champions League credentials, why would any player want to leave for anywhere else?
Especially as Chelsea aren’t in the best situation at the moment, with new manager Maurizio Sarri inheriting a squad that performed poorly for much of last season, finishing fifth and missing out on Champions League qualification.
CFC also face doubts over the futures of some of their best players, with Thibaut Courtois strongly linked with Real Madrid by the Mail among others, while Willian is also a target for another Mail report also links Willian as a target for the Spanish giants in a potential double swoop.
Rugani cannot be blamed for thinking he’d be joining something of a sinking ship in comparison to Juventus!