Date:19th January 2018 at 8:00pm
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Juventus have offered a part exchange deal for Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman, according to La Repubblica (via TMW).

The Italian publication reports that the bid was rejected by the Giallorossi, but another newspaper, the Corriere Dello Sport say that the Dutchman is available for transfer this month.

Arsenal were first linked with Strootman back in November, along with Manchester United, but the player’s form this season would certainly be a cause of concern for the Gunners.

The Dutch international has scored just once this campaign, and has no assists to his name, in 21 Serie A appearances, and his performances have been subject to much criticism.

Strootman has suffered two serious knee injuries during his four and a half years at Roma, and there have to be question marks over whether the lengthy periods on the sidelines have taken their toll.

Still, it looks as though Roma won’t sell the midfielder on the cheap. Juve’s offer reportedly was worth €7million (£6.2m) plus Rolando Mandragora, who is currently on loan at Crotone.


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