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Palermo refuse to reveal details of Paulo Dybala's future

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Palermo director Dario Baccin has refused to reveal where Paulo Dybala will be playing his football next season, but has admitted that it will all be made clear in the next few days.

The Argentine striker is set to leave the club at the end of the season after a standout campaign for the Serie A side, and with several clubs from across Europe interested in his signature a bidding war could take place over the summer.

End of May Announcement

However, according to officials at the club, a deal is already in place with an unnamed club and the transfer should be completed and finalised within the next few days.

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Earlier this year Palermo confirmed that the striker's future will be sorted by the end of May, and with just three weeks left in the month, the race for the Argentine is hotting up.

European Interest

The 22-year-old has sparked interest from across Europe after netting 13 goals this season for Palermo. Premier League trio Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United have all shown interest in the striker, whilst Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus have also declared their intent to sign him.

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According to reports, Dybala is keen on remaining in Italy, so that would make Juventus favourites to sign him come the end of the season, but a chance to move to a more prestigious league like the Premier League could be too good to turn down for the Argentinian.

Director Speaks

In recent weeks, it's been Palermo's president Maurizio Zamparini that has been discussing the transfer news and the future of their star-asset, but the director has taken recent interviews and has revealed the status of the deal.

Baccin told Sky Sport Italia: “We are in the conclusive phase of the sale.

“Over the next few days the President will inform you of everything.”

Dybala's Next Step

There are numerous reports going around about Dybala, with some suggesting that Juve are favourites due to being in Italy and others claiming  English teams have moved in first and managed to secure a deal.

All three of Arsenal, Chelsea and United are reportedly in the market for a new striker as the two London clubs eye depth ahead of next season. United meanwhile could be looking to replace Radamel Falcao and potentially Robin van Persie.

Zamparini will make the announcement by the end of this week with any deal expected to be worth around £29 million.

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