Juventus GM Beppe Marotta is spending international week to finalise plans over a January centre-half signing. Tuttosport says Juve's defensive signing plans won't end with their imminent deal for Sao Paulo stopper Lorenzo Rhodolfo.

Also in the frame are five names: Diego Godin (Atletico Madrid), Dede (Vasco da Gama), Gary Cahill (Bolton Wanderers), Alex (Chelsea) and Rever (Atletico Mineiro).