Serie A champions Juventus have seemingly won the race to Palermo striker Paulo Dybala after the club's coach confirmed a deal had been agreed.
Dybala is wanted across Europe, especially in England, after a standout season with Palermo, but it's been stated that Juve have won the race and a deal has already been agreed to take place at the end of the current season.
Speculation surrounding Dybala's future has been rampant in recent weeks, with Palermo's president giving a lot of interviews in recent weeks confirming that the striker will leave the club over the Summer.
However, it's a club's coach that has officially confirmed the deal after speaking to Sky Italia. Dybala was wanted by a quartet of Premier League clubs, with Arsenal, Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea all interested in signing the Argentinian, but their quest for a new striker will have to lead them elsewhere after the latest reports.
The Argentine forward revealed earlier this year that his ideal move would be to another club in Italy as he feels settled in the country, and it now looks like he's got his wish as Juventus prepare to finalise the deal.
Dybala didn't fancy moving countries and wanted to continue to develop in a league he knows, so the 21-year-old has seemingly agreed to move to Serie A rivals Juventus. The Champions League finalists will look to finalise the deal once the transfer window officially opens over the summer, but the news will come as a massive blow to the Premier League giants.
Dybala has scored 13 goals in all competitions for Palermo and will complete a £29 million move to The Old Lady once the current campaign ends.
Speaking to Sky Sport Italia, Palermo coach , confirmed that Dybala is now a Juventus player and the club are already looking on ways to improve the squad with the funds raised from the deal.
"Dybala is now a Juventus player and this club [Palermo] is working towards the future," Iachini told Sky Sport Italia.
Dybala will seemingly replace Carlos Tevez, who is reportedly on his way to Argentina in the summer in order to return to his boyhood club Boca Juniors. The striker wanted to end his career where it all began and wanted to spend more time with his family back in South America.
However, the former-Manchester United and Manchester City striker did help Juve by making personal phone-calls to Dybala in order to persuade him to pick The Old Lady over the Premier League sides.
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