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Sassuolo chief Carnevali: Juventus want Raspadori - but they'll have to pay

Sassuolo chief Giovanni Carnevali admits Juventus want to sign Giacomo Raspadori.

The Italy striker is a top summer target for the Bianconeri.

Carnevali confirmed: “I don't want to sell anyone and fortunately Sassuolo have the economic strength to keep all our gems, but our patron Squinzi set some clear guidelines that we always respected. We invest on youth, maintaining a balance between sporting and economic results.

“Juve did ask us for Raspadori at the end of the 2021 summer transfer window, but there was no time to complete the negotiations, so they picked up Moise Kean instead.

“I have not spoken directly with Juve since then, but I do hear rumours of their interest. If they step forward, we will not be unprepared.

“In fact, I await Juve with open arms, as I have a very good rapport with the club and their directors. However, if they want Raspadori, they're going to have to spend quite a bit of money.

“Giacomo is the ideal player for Juve. His best role is right behind a centre-forward, but Jack can play in other positions too. He is two-footed and very good in tight spaces. We didn't loan him because we wanted him to mature with us."

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