Juventus rule out selling highly-rated defender but two star names could move on

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Italian giants Juventus have reportedly ruled out selling defender Matthijs de Ligt but Cristiano Ronaldo and Paulo Dybala may be sacrificed as the club’s financial losses tip £98m.

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The Old Lady, like all clubs throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, have been subject to heavy losses following fans’ absence from stadiums.

The Serie A title contenders are reportedly considering offloading at least one big-name star in an attempt to recoup some of the £98m lost.

However, according to a recent report from Calciomercato, one player who will not be leaving Turin is 21-year-old de Ligt.

Having signed from Ajax in 2019 in a deal worth a whopping £76.95m, de Ligt is widely regarded as a high-value asset.

However, despite this, Juventus are not expected to cash-in on the Dutchman and could instead sanction the sale of Ronaldo or Dybala.

The outlet’s report claims that Juventus have already informed de Ligt’s super-agent Mino Raiola of their plans and assured the representative that his star-client will remain in Turin for the foreseeable.

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