Juventus reveal Chiellini deal close to being agreed

Juventus have announced new contract is close to being agreed with Giorgio Chiellini.

There were newspaper reports of a key meeting yesterday between the defender’s agent and Bianconeri directors.

“Late this afternoon in the corso Galileo Ferraris headquarters, President Andrea Agnelli, Jean-Claude Blanc and Beppe Marotta met with Chiellini,” read a statement on the official website.

“The meeting was held in a relaxed atmosphere. The parties are very close to an agreement to renew the contract.

“The details will be defined in the next few weeks.”

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