‘Arsenal interested in Juve defender Rugani’

first_imgTransfers Arsenal interested in Juventus defender Rugani, agent confirms Tom Maston Last updated 1 year ago 21:48 2/6/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(1) Daniele Rugani Juventus Getty Images Transfers Arsenal Juventus Premier League Serie A The Italy international has struggled for game time at the Serie A champions, though the Gunners are yet to make any official bid Arsenal have shown an interest in signing Juventus defender Daniele Rugani, according to the player’s agent.Despite the arrivals of Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang during the January transfer window, the Gunners were criticised for not addressing a perceived weakness in defence.Centre-back Rugani has previously been linked with the Emirates Stadium outfit having struggled to break into the first team in Turin. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player The 23-year-old has made just 10 starts in Serie A this season despite the sale of Leonardo Bonucci in the summer.And the representative of the Italy international, Davide Torchia, has confirmed Arsenal would be keen on signing Rugani, though no bid was made during the winter window.”Daniele’s doing well, I’m happy for him,” he told Radio Sportiva.”Arsenal? They didn’t launch any attempts for him.”They expressed a liking for him but we have respect for Juventus.”Rugani’s current contract runs until 2021 having signed a four-and-a-half year deal in December 2016.last_img read more