Connect with us

Mercato

Gatti close to Juventus contract extension and opportunity rises due to Alex Sandro extended injury layoff

Max Statman

Published

on

In the wake of a significant setback caused by Alex Sandro’s injury, Juventus has found an unexpected rising star in the form of Federico Gatti, reports La Stampa.

Gatti is poised to make a definitive leap into the Bianconeri’s starting lineup, having already shown his worth in the team since March last year, and now, with the chance to cement his position for the foreseeable future.

The obstacle for the player with whom he had been in a continuous battle for a spot, especially at the beginning of this season, is that Alex Sandro may be sidelined until November.

This news was confirmed after recent medical examinations at J Medical revealed a medium-grade hamstring injury in his right thigh. Further assessments in fifteen days will provide a clearer timeline for Sandro’s recovery, but it is expected to take approximately a month and a half.

Advertisement

This setback opens up opportunities for Gatti, who is set to form a central defensive trio alongside Bremer and Danilo in the coming weeks. Daniele Rugani emerges as the primary alternative, while Dean Huijsen, despite facing challenges in Serie C with the Next Gen, remains a viable option for the team.

Gatti is expected to benefit from increased playing time, allowing him to further hone his skills and boost his confidence. His growth trajectory appears to be on an exponential path, with the possibility of even earning a spot in the national team.

In recent weeks, discussions have also revolved around renewing Gatti’s contract. His dedication and loyalty in rebuffing offers from the Premier League, particularly Everton, have not gone unnoticed.

It is anticipated that his contract will be extended from 2026 to 2028, accompanied by a significant salary increase, potentially reaching up to 1.5 million net per year.

Advertisement

As Juventus navigates this challenging period without Alex Sandro, Federico Gatti’s emergence as a reliable defensive option brings optimism to the team and supporters alike.

x

Max Statman is a reliable and trusted reporter known for his insightful coverage of Juventus and Italian football. With a keen eye for detail and a passion for delivering accurate news, Max has established himself as a go-to source for fans seeking the latest reliable updates on their favorite club as well as stats.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

MORE NEWS

Analysis10 hours ago

Juan Cabal profile and performance in the 2023/24 Serie A season

Juan David Cabal Murillo is a name that has rapidly ascended the ranks of European football, particularly after his impressive...

News11 hours ago

Juventus set to close fiscal year 2024 with increased losses

Juventus is bracing for a significant increase in losses for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2024, as compared to...

Mercato11 hours ago

Juventus completes Cabal signing, beating out Inter

Juventus has reached agreements to sign Colombian defender Juan David Cabal from Hellas Verona, securing the player ahead of rivals...

News13 hours ago

Juventus still haunted by ghosts of past in plusvalenza case

The ghosts of Juventus’ past continue to haunt the club as prosecutors in Rome have requested that Andrea Agnelli, Pavel...

Mercato13 hours ago

Juventus swoops in to steal Cabal from Inter’s grasp

In a twist of events that has left Inter fuming, Juventus has snatched Hellas Verona defender Juan Cabal from their...

Mercato16 hours ago

Three clubs battling to sign Matias Soule

The future of Juventus winger Matías Soulé is edging closer to a resolution, with Premier League clubs Leicester City and...

News17 hours ago

Juventus set to hand iconic No. 10 jersey to Kenan Yildiz

The talk of the town in recent hours has been the potential assignment of the prestigious No. 10 jersey to...

Mercato18 hours ago

Round-up: Three clubs on Kostic, Nicolussi Caviglia hesitating and Szczesny’s exit imminent

There’s growing interest in Hans Nicolussi Caviglia. The latest club to inquire about the young midfielder is Lecce, looking for...

Mercato19 hours ago

Juventus scrambles for wingers after transfer setbacks

Juventus have looked for a change of wingers as Thiago Motta has come in and is looking to start his...

Mercato21 hours ago

Cristiano Giuntoli next signing revealed as personal terms already in place

Juventus are reportedly keen on making Jean-Clair Todibo their next signing following the arrivals of Douglas Luiz and Khephren Thuram....

News22 hours ago

Juventus set to make decisive move for Teun Koopmeiners

Juventus and their director Cristiano Giuntoli are laser-focused on securing the signature of Teun Koopmeiners, their top midfield target for...

Mercato23 hours ago

Dortmund makes decision on Karim Adeyemi amid Juventus interest

Borussia Dortmund appears to have changed its stance on the future of winger Karim Adeyemi, according to Bild. After previous...

Mercato23 hours ago

Italian journalist reveals Federico Chiesa’s most likely destination

Manchester United are emerging as the frontrunners to secure the services of Federico Chiesa from Juventus. The Italian winger has...

Mercato23 hours ago

Bologna digs their own grave by blocking Calafiori move to Juventus

Bologna are reportedly keen to strengthen their squad with Juventus duo Arkadiusz Milik and Daniele Rugani. However, the strained relationship...

Mercato24 hours ago

Juventus interested in Albert Gudmundsson but faces tough competition

Juventus have joined the race for highly-rated Genoa forward, Albert Gudmundsson, according to transfer expert Gianluca Di Marzio. The Icelandic...

News1 day ago

All you need to know about expanded FIFA Club World Cup as Juventus confirms participation

Get ready for a revamped FIFA Club World Cup, set to take the world by storm in the summer of...

Mercato1 day ago

Monza CEO Galliani reveals Giuntoli’s masterclass in signing Di Gregorio

In a press conference, Monza’s CEO Adriano Galliani provided insights into the club’s summer transfer activities, addressing speculations around high-profile...

Mercato2 days ago

West Ham player linked to Juventus in a shocking swap deal with Arthur

Juventus is eyeing West Ham United’s Konstantinos Mavropanos for surprising reasons. Despite being a key part of Julen Lopetegui’s plans...

News2 days ago

Thiago Motta first press conference with Juventus scheduled

Date: Thursday, July 18, 2024 Time: 2:00 PM CET Location: Allianz Stadium, Conference Hall What to Expect Thiago Motta will...

Mercato2 days ago

Adrien Rabiot’s potential destinations revealed

Adrien Rabiot has been a free agent, a coveted commodity in the footballing world. The French midfielder, after three years...

Mercato2 days ago

Erik ten Hag comments on Jadon Sancho future amid Juventus interest

Jadon Sancho’s future at Manchester United took an unexpected turn as manager Erik ten Hag reintegrated him into the first-team...

Analysis2 days ago

Juventus target Karim Adeyemi compared with Federico Chiesa and Matias Soule

Juventus are interested in Borussia Dortmund winger Karim Adeyemi. He is a pacey player who uses technical flair to help...

News2 days ago

Juventus unveils new home kit but set an unwanted record

Juventus has unveiled their new home kit for the 2024/25 season, marking an unexpected and unwanted record due to the...

News2 days ago

Kenan Yildiz poised to inherit Juventus’ no. 10 jersey amidst Paul Pogba’s uncertain future

Today marks the day that Kenan Yildiz could officially become Juventus’ new No. 10, following a flurry of rumors in...

News2 days ago

First official images of Juventus home kit for the 2024/25 season

Juventus will unveil their new home kit for the 2024/25 season today, marking a significant step towards the upcoming football...

Koopmeiners Juventus transfer news Koopmeiners Juventus transfer news
Mercato2 days ago

Juventus confident to sign Koopmeiners thanks to a game-changing promise

Teun Koopmeiners is a transfer target for Juventus, who are currently prioritizing selling players to raise funds for new signings...

Mercato2 days ago

Juventus eye potential Chiesa-Raspadori swap deal but faces two obstacles

Federico Chiesa’s time at Juventus appears to be drawing to a close, with reports suggesting a swap deal with Napoli...

Mercato2 days ago

Tiago Djalò hints about his future at Juventus

Tiago Djalò joined Juventus in January 2024, but his initial months were marked by limited opportunities. His official debut for...

Mercato2 days ago

Paris Saint-Germain making progress on signing Dean Huijsen from Juventus

Juventus defender Dejan Huijsen is reportedly on the verge of a move to Paris Saint-Germain. The 19-year-old has been linked...

Mercato3 days ago

Juventus prepared to sell more than five players to fund one transfer

Juventus sporting director Cristiano Giuntoli is determined to reshape the squad for the upcoming season. To achieve this, he has...