Juventus Not Prepared To Sell Man United Defensive Target Merih Demiral

NANJING, CHINA - JULY 24: Cristiano Ronaldo of Juventus fist bumps with Merih Demiral during the International Champions Cup match between Juventus and FC Internazionale at the Nanjing Olympic Center Stadium on July 24, 2019 in Nanjing, China. (Photo by Fred Lee/Getty Images)

Juventus are not prepared to sell Merih Demiral this summer a source close to the player revealed to Turkish-Football.

The Serie A outfit flirted with the idea of selling Demiral to make a quick profit following the arrival of Matthijs de Ligt from Ajax.

Juve signed Demiral on an €18m move from Sassuolo in July but were open to selling him for offers matching their €40m valuation – with a buyback option for €60m.

Demiral impressed Juventus over the pre-season period and he has been informed that he will have a place in the team next season.

We reported last week that Manchester United made an enquiry for the 21-year-old defender following the transfer of De Ligt.

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Demiral has also been linked with a loan move to AC Milan but the Bianconneri have made it clear he will not be leaving on a temporary move.

The Turkey international starred in the Juve’s last two friendlies against Tottenham and Inter.

He scored the winning penalty in the shootout against Inter.