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Agent reveals Juventus wanted Napoli striker Higuain

Agent Enzo Bronzetti has discussed Juventus' failure to land Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain over the summer.

Napoli splashed out €37 million to land Higuain from Real Madrid.

"Juventus were seriously interested in taking Higuain," Bronzetti told Tuttosport.

"I remember after the game between the two clubs' formers stars, we sat down and had a drink together.

"Juve director Beppe Marotta and President Andrea Agnelli told Real chief Florentino Perez that €35m for Higuain was too much.

"He responded by telling them that someone would pay that by the time the transfer window closed, given that there were few strikers like him around. And that was what happened.

"Juventus wouldn't go over €22m, €23m, but Florentino knows the market well and he understood the value of Higuain.

"He was, nevertheless, disappointed because he would have wanted to give him to Juventus. He's a romantic, but money…"

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