Juve target Madrid’s Marcelo

Juventus want to sign Real Madrid full-back Marcelo and could use his compatriot Alex Sandro as part of a swap deal, say reports.

The Brazilian was linked with a move to the Italian champions this summer in a move which would see him link up with former Madrid teammate and close friend Cristiano Ronaldo.

Now Tuttosport claim the Old Lady are ready to renew their efforts for the left-back in January and could use his Brazil international teammate Alex Sandro in a swap deal.

Under UEFA’s new guidelines for the Champions League, three new players can be registered in a squad for the knockout stages “without any restrictions”, meaning neither player would be excluded from the Champions League knockout stages.

Reports in Italy claim Marcelo has a strained relationship with new Madrid boss Julen Lopetegui.

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