Transfer expert: Juventus like Evra and Drogba but moves unlikely


Respected Italian transfer expert Gianluca Di Marzio doesn't expect Patrice Evra or Didier Drogba to join Juventus in the summer.

Juventus continue to be linked with Manchester United defender Patrice Evra and there have been suggestions the Old Lady could move for Didier Drogba.

The Bianconeri will look to strengthen despite winning a third consecutive Scudetto and the next target is to create a squad that can deliver on the European stage.

Juventus are no strangers to free agents and pulled off a business masterstroke when they picked up Paul Pogba on a free transfer in July 2012 after Manchester United let him go.

And with a modest transfer budget in relation to many other top European sides, Juventus could look for free agents again.

There have been reports in Italy that Evra has already agreed to sign for Juventus, but respected transfer expert Gianluca Di Marzio doesn't think moves for Evra or Drogba, whose deal at Galatasaray expires in June, are likely.

"Juventus sporting director Beppe Marotta has spoken about possibly looking for free agents and the names of Drogba and Evra are mentioned," Di Marzio said on Sky Italia's 'E' Sempre Calciomercato'.

"They like Drogba but they'd like a younger striker behind Carlos Tevez and Fernando Llorente.

"Evra seems to be leaning towards staying at Manchester United."

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