Marcelo sets sight Juve, agrees lucrative deal
Juventus have reportedly reached an agreement on a four-year deal with Real Madrid left wing back Marcelo.
According to La Stampa, the Brazilian will pocket a staggering £10million-a-season in Turin, making him one of the club’s top earners s he looks to reunite with former teammate, Cristiano Ronaldo.
Juventus stunned world football when they completed a shock move for Cristiano Ronaldo last summer.
And it’s reckoned that Marcelo has been pining for a reunion with his good friend after 13 years at the Bernabeu.
The 30-year-old, who has been regularly linked with a move to join Cristiano Ronaldo at Juventus, told Brazilian outlet, Esporte Interativo that he would quit Real Madrid if he is asked to.
“If I am on the list of players [Madrid] want to sell, then they can pay me up and all is sorted.
“I trust in myself, in my work, but if a day comes when Real Madrid do not want me, I’ll go. I will be sad, but I’ll go. But I am sure I will not be kicked out,” Marcelo said.
He is said to have been in exit talks with Real chiefs for some time.
And the situation has been exacerbated after Marcelo was reportedly dropped by Santiago Solari for being a stone overweight in January.
It’s reckoned the 30-year-old could fetch as much as £40million, with Juve likely to sell Manchester United target Alex Sandro as a result.