"I can confirm it is true," he told tuttojuve.com. "The move was in the pipeline for some time. I do not like to talk about deals [that do not materialize], but Juve at the time were not the side they are now.
"You would have to ask [former Juventus chief scout Renzo] Catagnini why they did not take him."
The agent, though, did confirm that the Dragoes' man would consider a move to Italy sometime in the future.