NUFC set to make January move for Juventus full-back – & club are willing to do a deal – Report

According to reports in Italy, Newcastle are interested in a deal to sign Juventus full-back Rogerio – with the Italian giants ‘open’ to selling him at the ‘right price’ this month.

The 20-year-old Brazilian youth international is currently 18 months into his two-year loan spell with Serie A side Sassuolo, however it seems Juventus are willing to sanction a permanent move away this month.

This comes from Gazzetta dello Sport, who also claim that Wolves and Chelsea have shown interest in the Brazilian.

Rogerio is predominantly a left-back but can also operate as a winger, with him featuring heavily for 11th place Serie A side Sassuolo over the past season and a half.

If this one’s true, it sounds like another scenario where Rafa’s using his contacts in a bid to sign promising young players that haven’t quite cut it at top clubs – with his attempt to sign PSG’s young full-back Stanley N’Soki last summer a similar example.



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