Pirlo no longer ruling out striker swoop amid Dzeko and Scamacca hyperlinks
Andrea Pirlo revealed he hopes to sign a striker earlier to the transfer window closes if the correct opportunity arises after Juventus beat Bologna 2-0 in Serie A on Sunday.
Roma frontman Edin Dzeko and Sassuolo’s Gianluca Scamacca – who’s on loan at Genoa – were linked with a transfer to Juve forward of the February 1 deadline.
Dzeko used to be left out of Roma’s squad for his or her 4-3 take over Spezia on Saturday, ensuing in extra speculation he’ll be on his plot out of the club.
Scamacca, Olivier Giroud, Fernando Llorente and Graziano Pelle have confidence also been talked about as doable signings for the Bianconeri.
Pirlo acknowledged he would treasure to add more firepower to his squad after dreams from Arthur and Weston McKennie moved the champions into fourth command in Serie A, seven choices within the help of leaders Milan with a game in hand.
“We’re searching at what happens, there could be now not any longer exceptional round,” Juve head coach Pirlo told Sky Sport Italia when asked in regards to the doable of going into the market.
“We stop no longer have confidence the responsibility , it could be a remaining-minute thing and if there could be a possibility to opt it we could be contented.”
Arthur scored his first Juve purpose in fortuitous vogue with a prolonged-fluctuate strike that took an unlimited deflection within the predominant half and McKennie sealed all three choices with a header 19 minutes from time.