There is a rumour coming out of Italy, according to footylatest.com, that Juventus are considering a move for Manchester City’s James Milner.
Juve manager, Antonio Conte, is looking to strengthen his midfield and is considering a number of players in the Premier League.
If this did happen it would be a massive reversal of current spending trends, given the vastly superior buying power of English clubs compared with their Italian counterparts in recent years.
Roberto Mancini currently operates a squad rotation system, a strategy that Milner is very much a part of, especially due to the 25-year-old’s versatility.
And given that Yaya Toure is due to go off to the African Cup of Nations in the New Year, it is very unlikely City would accept a bid for Milner, unless it was for a ridiculously high amount.
But this kind of bid is not really something Juve have the funds for as the figure they would have to meet would probably be in excess of £22m.
Also Milner is a typically English midfielder, whether he is played in the centre or out on the flank, therefore he is not really what the Bianconeri are looking for and it is unlikely he would find Serie A an easy league to play in.