Juventus interested in Alexis Mac Allister with Brighton wanting £35m for Argentina World Cup star
- Alexis Mac Allister one of Argentina’s best performing players at the World Cup
- The midfielder has garnered the attention of numerous top European clubs
- He signed a new deal with Brighton until 2025 on the eve of going to Qatar
Juventus are interested in the acquiring the services of Brighton’s Alexis Mac Allister – with the south-coast club looking for somewhere in the region of £35million.
The Argentine Mac Allister, 23, enjoyed a breakthrough tournament in Qatar, establishing himself as one of Lionel Scaloni’s foremost players as Argentina ended their 36-year World Cup drought to triumph in the Gulf.
Owing to his performances, which were capped by an assist and a generally faultless display in the final against France, Mac Allister has attracted the attention of various big European clubs such as Arsenal and Atletico Madrid.
Alexis Mac Allister is attracting the attention of various large European clubs after World Cup
Brighton, who have long been credited with being one of the more sensibly run clubs in the English Football League, perhaps foreseeing Mac Allister enjoying a stellar tournament, awarded him a new contract on the eve of Qatar. It runs until 2025 with the option of a further year.
According to a report from la Repubblica, Bianconeri manager Massimiliano Allegri has been deeply impressed by Alexis Mac Allister during the World Cup and is expected to join the race to sign the player.
Juventus have a great opportunity to sign the player soon as big-money clubs like Liverpool and Real Madrid have strayed for his fellow countryman, Enzo Fernandez.
The midfielder established himself as one of Argentina’s foremost players at the tournament
The current Brighton midfielder is expected to cost around €35 million-€40 million which will become affordable after the imminent departures of Adrien Rabiot and Weston Mckennie as the two players are massive targets in the Premier League.
Juventus are expected to stage talks with the player’s entourage in the next few weeks to test the waters and also pose a competitive position when the transfer window opens.