Juventus Starlet Yildiz Set for New Deal, Arsenal & Liverpool Miss Out

Transfer guru Fabrizio Romano has revealed updates on Juventus players Adrien Rabiot and Kenan Yildiz. Yildiz, recently linked with Arsenal and Liverpool, appears set to stay put in Turin.

Speaking to CaughtOffside, Romano stated that Yildiz is poised to sign a new contract with Juventus, but will part ways with his current agents.

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“Kenan Yildiz is set to sign a new deal with the club, but he will split from his current agents,” Romano said.

While Romano kept the specifics of the agent change private, he confirmed continued interest in Yildiz from multiple clubs. However, the 18-year-old’s love for Juventus and his contentment there have led to a “currently quiet” situation on the transfer front.

This news may disappoint Arsenal and Liverpool, both seeking reinforcements to challenge Manchester City’s dominance. While Yildiz’s talent suggests he could have benefitted both teams, his decision to stay at Juventus appears firm.

“They have different plans for the future, so this is why Yildiz won’t be represented by same agents again – that’s what I’m told, then for the details it’s up to them to share as it’s not for me to speak out on their private agreement,” he added.

“Many clubs keep monitoring Yildiz, but he loves Juventus and he’s happy there so the situation is currently quiet.”

Yildiz broke into the Juventus first team this year establishing himself as an important striker despite being aged just 18-years-old.

Yildiz has one goal in 22 appearances for Juventus in the Serie A and two goals in three Italian Cup games.

The powerful forward is expected to be part of the Turkish national team setup at Euro 2024 this summer and alreaday has five international caps for his country.

The striker had the option of representing his country of birth; Germany and the country of his family; Turkiye at international level, he picked the Turkish national team.