Pirlo now not ruling out striker swoop amid Dzeko and Scamacca links
Andrea Pirlo revealed he hopes to stamp a striker sooner than the transfer window closes if the ideal replacement arises after Juventus beat Bologna 2-0 in Serie A on Sunday.
Roma frontman Edin Dzeko and Sassuolo’s Gianluca Scamacca – who is on mortgage at Genoa – had been linked with a transfer to Juve ahead of the February 1 time limit.
Dzeko used to be pushed aside of Roma’s squad for his or her 4-3 utilize over Spezia on Saturday, main to additional hypothesis he could well presumably be on his manner out of the club.
Scamacca, Olivier Giroud, Fernando Llorente and Graziano Pelle like also been talked about as doable signings for the Bianconeri.
Pirlo talked about he would favor to add extra firepower to his squad after targets from Arthur and Weston McKennie moved the champions into fourth situation in Serie A, seven facets slack leaders Milan with a game in hand.
“We’re watching what happens, there is now not important round,” Juve head coach Pirlo urged Sky Sport Italia when asked about the doable of going into the market.
“We invent now not like the duty , it will doubtless be a final-minute thing and if there is a possibility to capture it we will doubtless be at liberty.”
Arthur scored his first Juve arrangement in fortuitous trend with a lengthy-differ strike that took a large deflection in the first half and McKennie sealed all three facets with a header 19 minutes from time.