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Mutu agent: Blame Juventus over €21M Chelsea compo

The agent of Adrian Mutu blames Juventus over their compo battle with Chelsea. Mutu's agent claims "Juventus are to blame" after FIFA ordered them to pay €21m damages to Chelsea.

Mutu signed for Juve on a free transfer - loaning him briefly to Livorno - in January 2005 after Chelsea fired him for a positive cocaine test in October 2004.

"Mutu has paid for what he did, paying a fine and spending seven months on the sidelines," agent Ioan Becali told Dolce Sport.

"Juventus are to blame. I spoke to Mutu last week and also last night, as we keep in touch. It is not Adrian's fault and he cannot pay any figure to end this conflict.

"He fundamentally earned his wages and nothing more. Juventus should've waited for the seven-month ban to expire, as discussions were only allowed to begin after that period.

"In the contract he signed with Chelsea, there were no clauses. They say that if the player signs for another club, he is obliged to pay compensation and if a player can't or won't do that, then others can help him."

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