Juve target Marchisio backup

Claudio Marchisio’s injury could reportedly push Juventus towards a move for Leicester’s N’Golo Kante, Manchester City’s Yaya Toure or Lazio’s Lucas Biglia.

The Italy international tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his knee during a 4-0 win over Palermo on Sunday and could face six months out. 

Claudio Marchisio’s injury could reportedly push Juventus towards a move for Leicester’s N’Golo Kante, Manchester City’s Yaya Toure or Lazio’s Lucas Biglia.

The Italy international tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his knee during a 4-0 win over Palermo on Sunday and could face six months out. 

Tuttosport reports today that this blow could force the Bianconeri to take action in the transfer market by signing another top-class central midfielder.

The newspaper believes Leicester’s Kante is among the names interesting the Turin giants and that the France international is valued at €20m.

Other options include Toure, who looks almost certain to leave Man City in the summer, and Lazio captain Biglia.

Borussia Dortmund’s Ilkay Gundogan has been a long-time target, but the German international appears set for a move to Manchester City. 

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