In what just a week ago looked to be a done deal Juventus director general Giuseppe Marotta has let it be known that his club is not going to sign Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani, but that they are hopeful of getting Palermo striker Paulo Dybala to commit to the club.
The news Wednesday was that after reaching the Champions League final and the bumper pay cheque that goes with it plus the millions they will rake in from the sale of Paul Pogba the Old lady of Italian football would try and sign both strikers.
Marotta has now revealed however that die to his huge wage demands Cavani is not an option for them.
“We met several times with Palermo president Maurizio Zamparini for Dybala. We’re down to the details and hope to conclude the deal soon,” Marotta told Rai Sport.
“Cavani, however, is not a realistic target.”