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Juventus GM Marotta: Witsel? This deal is postponed...

Juventus GM Beppe Marotta has spoken of missing out on midfield pair Axel Witsel and Blaise Matuidi over the summer.

Zenit St Petersburg ace Witsel was in Turin as the transfer window shut last week, while PSG star Matuidi has stated he wanted to join Juve.

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Marotta told JTV: "We have a very strong squad this year. We can count on the field Kwadwo Asamoah again, Mario Lemina is growing. Comparisons should not be made.

"Witsel was a possibility and with Zenit we agreed to a medical. Then the non-arrival of a replacement saw Zenit block or rather, postpone the whole thing."


"We sketched out a deal with PSG. In the dynamics between players and clubs, we cannot always get things done. PSG held tight."

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