Manchester City to beat Juventus in securing Khéphren Turam

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As per recent reports from TV Play, Juventus must be cautious as Manchester City is also actively pursuing OGC Nice’s Khéphren Thuram. Thuram is currently in the reserve with a knee injury. With expectations for his return scheduled for the coming week.

Most recent update from TV Play talks about Manchester City’s involvement as well. Pep Guardiola has explicitly urged Manchester City to pursue the signing of the 22-year-old player.

The manager has absolute trust that the player possesses the ideal profile to enhance the squad of the FIFA Club World Cup winners. Consequently, Manchester City has taken a substantial step forward. Thus, making a very well-thougt move with the aim of getting him in squad as early as January.

What gives Manchester City the edge over Juventus in securing Thuram?

The deal for the France international will be running until 2025. And the report indicates that the Ligue 1 side is demanding €40 million without any willingness to offer a discount. Juventus is reportedly encountering difficulties in meeting this financial request. Whereas Manchester City seems to have no issues with accommodating the specified amount.

It is clarified that the Premier League champions are prepared to meet Nice’s requirements for the player. Thuram’s agent, Rafaela Pimenta, also represents Manchester City star Erling Haaland. TV Play asserts that the positive relationship between the Citizens and the agent could work in favor of Guardiola’s side in a possible future deal for the Nice star.

On Juventus’ end, it appears that they have abandoned the prospect of securing the Frenchman’s signature.

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