Serie A giants Juventus have confirmed their interest in Borussia Dortmund star Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Manchester United starlet Adnan Januzaj, reports the Express.
The Italian champions have been recently linked with signing the midfield-duo, and it has now been confirmed by the manager that the duo are both on the club's wishlist.
Juve boss Massimo Allegri has been talking about the club's planned activity for this month, and he was very open and honest about what he wants to sign and he made it clear that midfielders were high on his list.
As well as Allegri commenting on Mkhitaryan and Januzaj, the club's general director Beppe Marotta has also revealed his interest.
When asked about their plans for the winter, Marotta admitted that the Borussia Dortmund star was high on their wish-list and stated that he's hoping a deal can be made.
"Mkhitaryan, like [Porto's] Rolando, is a player who would work well within our project," he said. "Yes, he is on our list, but at the moment he is just a hypothesis."
Mkhitaryan is struggling for first-team football in Dortmund, and with the club sitting near the bottom of the Bundeliga, a move away could be on the cards for the 25-year-old, who is also attracting interest from Premier League duo Arsenal and Liverpool.
The English sides have been monitoring the Armenian international and have reportedly been told by officials at Dortmund to act fast if they want to sign him because of Juve's looming interest.
As for Januzaj, he is also struggling for first-team football at Manchester United as Louis Van Gaal continues to keep him out of his selection, and a possible loan move to Italy could be on the cards.
The Belgium broke into the first-team last season under David Moyes, but since Van Gaal's arrival, he has struggled to find regular football, especially with Angel Di Maria's arrival.
When asked about Januzaj and Mkhitaryan, Allegri said: "Mkhitaryan and Januzaj are two great players but I do not know if their clubs intend to sell them."
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