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Rabiot’s mother Veronique discussed contract extension, arrival in 2019 and possible January exit

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In a recent interview with Sportweek, Veronique provided a unique glimpse into her family’s perspective and the intricacies of the negotiations behind the scenes concerning Adrien’s future.

“Is there a renewal with Juventus on the horizon for Adrien Rabiot? It’s too early to tell,” says Veronique, the mother of Juventus midfielder Adrien Rabiot. “When the right moment arrives, every detail will be considered, and the final decision will rest, as always, with Adrien himself.”

“It was my idea,” Veronique reveals, discussing the decision to renew Adrien’s contract with Juventus. She further elaborates that, initially, the club seemed hesitant to extend the deal.

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However, her determination paid off, and she secured an additional year for her son, complete with a substantial pay increase, totaling around 8 million euros net. This extension, as Veronique put it, represents an “innovative renewal.”

The journey of Adrien Rabiot with Juventus has been a rollercoaster, characterized by high expectations and challenges. The French midfielder arrived in Turin in 2019 as a free transfer, with Juventus considering him their primary choice.

Veronique recalls how Juventus emissaries consistently appeared in unexpected places, from outside the stadiums to the stands.

It was clear that Adrien was a player in demand, particularly under the management of Max Allegri. There was a strong mutual interest between Adrien and the club.

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“Adrien didn’t get much playing time initially,” Veronique admits. “By January, we contemplated the possibility of a departure.” However, in football, fortunes can change rapidly.

“Things began to improve, especially with the arrival of Andrea Pirlo as coach, who played a significant role in Adrien’s development,” Veronique reflects.

“Finally, the return of Allegri, a coach with a previous strong interest in Adrien, solidified our commitment to the Turin club.” In the end, the family’s decision to stay was reaffirmed, and Adrien’s growth as a player continued.

As of now, the future of Adrien Rabiot with Juventus remains uncertain. The family, it seems, prefers to take things one step at a time, examining all the variables before making a final decision.

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