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Cobolli Gigli to go in Juventus board reshuffle

Juventus president Giovanni Cobolli Gigli could be on his way later this year. La Repubblica says Juve powerbroker John Elkann has held talks GM Jean-Claude Blanc about a boardroom reshuffle.

Sampdoria sports director Beppe Marotta is being lined up as a potential replacement for Cobolli Gigli in November, though Elkann would prefer a loyal Juve fan as the next president.

Meanwhile, Juve chief Alessio Secco will meet with Udinese president Giampaolo Pozzo today to finalise a fee for midfielder Gaetano D'Agostino. If an agreement cannot be found, Juve will join the battle for Fiorentina ace Felipe Melo.

Secco's attempts to raise cash by selling Juve's fringe players are being frustrated. Danish midfielder Christian Poulsen has rejected Fenerbahce, while Napoli have decided against a deal for fullback Paolo de Ceglie.

The Juve sports director will also meet with Antonio Caliendo, David Trezeguet's agent, today to consider an enquiry from Real Madrid.

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