BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,6TH FEB,2022-Juventus are reportedly confident of beating Tottenham Hotspur to the signature of Roma midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo during this summer’s transfer window.
The 22-year-old has been in strong form for his Italian club during the 2021-22 campaign, scoring four times and registering five assists in 27 outings in all competitions.
A recent report claimed that Juventus and Spurs were preparing to go head to head for the midfielder’s signature this summer, as discussions over a new deal in Rome have stalled.
According to Calciomercato, Juventus are aware of the interest from Antonio Conte‘s side but are confident of winning the race for the Italy international ahead of next season.
Zaniolo still has two-and-a-half years left to run on his current deal in Rome, meeting that the Italian outfit are not in an immediate rush to sign him to a fresh contract.
The midfielder has scored 18 times and registered 11 assists in 96 appearances for Roma in all competitions since arriving from Inter Milan in 2018.