the future of Leandro Paredes seems to be far from Italy. The European media speak of a tense exchange between the midfielder and his coach Massimiliano Allegri at the Juventus Stadium after yesterday’s open training, before the duel for the quarter-finals of the Europa League against Sporting Lisboa.
Second The Gazzetta dello Sport, the midfielder’s anger would erupt once the team entered the dressing room after training. It was there that their strong discussion would take place, in which several colleagues had to intercede to prevent the moment from escalating. After the moment of tension, Paredes left the club and didn’t stay to enjoy the lunch scheduled for the whole team and the technical staff.
“What the former Paris Saint Germain and the Juventus coach didn’t say to each other on the pitch (after the 2-1 defeat against Lazio), given the crowding of people in the stands, they said in the minutes following the return to the locker room. Paredes snapped at Max”, wrote the well-known Italian medium.
In addition, already during morning training, the world champion would have manifested his unease by making a hard intervention on his Polish teammate and goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny. The lack of minutes in the last half was the trigger that made the ex Boca explode.
The little participation he had in the team and not being able to demonstrate his best level made Paredes explode, who had his last title on February 16 for the 16th round. Europa League against Nantes. Only now added 92 minutes in the last six games who played his team. In total, he has played in 25 games this season, starting just 11 and providing one assist.
Given the lack of continuity and the crossover with his coach, it seems clear that at the end of the season Juventus will not make use of the 20 million euro buyout option on the player, who in any case belongs to psg. There are even rumors that the Italian team is thinking of investing that amount David Frattesi, 23-year-old midfielder from Sassuolo. Also, the youth team could return next season Nicholas Rovellagood present in Monza.
Although it was an explicit request from Allegri for this season and was seen as a good addition by the sporting manager, the paths of Paredes and Juventus would separate. The player would return to France in June and decide there how to continue his future.
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