After their elimination in the semifinals of the Europa League against Sevilla, the Juventus He has set his sights on reinforcing his defense for next season. One of the names that has emerged on the Italian club’s agenda is that of the experienced Argentine defender Nicholas Otamendiwhose contract with Benfica ends on June 30.
Although the Bianconeri bid farewell to their last chance to win a title this season, their participation in the next edition of the UEFA Champions League is all but assured.
The great of Serie A who wants to sign Otamendi
Defense has become one of the key points to reinforce, and that is why the Portuguese newspaper Record highlights Juventus’ interest in Nicolás Otamendi on its cover. Despite his almost 36 years, the Argentine defender continues to show a good physical level and has extensive experience. Furthermore, his contract with Benfica is about to end, which makes him an attractive option for the Italian club.
Benfica intends to keep Otamendi for at least one more season at the Estadio da Luz, but negotiations to renew his contract have not advanced significantly. The player, who has ruled out returning to his native country at this time, welcomes the possibility of a change of scenery and trying his luck in Serie A.
Juventus will have to carry out the corresponding negotiations with Benfica and with Otamendi himself to reach a satisfactory agreement. The Argentinian defender could bring his experience and defensive solidity to the Italian team, thus strengthening the defensive line facing the challenges of next season.
Time will tell if the talks between the clubs progress and if the signing of Nicolás Otamendi by Juventus finally materializes. The fans of the Italian club will be attentive to the news in the transfer market while they wait for the start of a new campaign in search of new successes.