Sergio Agueros return to Juve?
Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri says he expects the Argentine striker to make his comeback to the Juventus first team.
“I hope he will be back soon, I think he will.
We hope for the best.
He’s an important player for us and he’s a special person,” Allegri told a press conference on Tuesday.
Allegri also said he was convinced that the Argentine will return to the starting XI on Sunday when the team faces Barcelona at the Camp Nou.
Aguero’s long-term future is in doubt as Juventus have been unable to find a replacement for the 27-year-old for several months.
The club’s sporting director, Giuseppe Marotta, revealed in April that the club was close to securing the services of a new striker, but that the negotiations between the player and the club had fallen through.
It is understood the player’s representatives were still trying to reach an agreement but this has not yet been confirmed.
Despite his contract with Juve ending in 2021, the club has been unwilling to sell the player, despite the club’s attempts to strengthen the squad.
Juve had hoped to sign former Manchester United and Barcelona forward Radamel Falcao from Monaco but the player opted to leave the club last summer after he was unable to secure a new deal.
Marotta said that he believed Falcio had a “high” chance of making the squad for the trip to Barcelona, although he admitted that it was not yet clear if he would be available for the match.
Asked about the prospect of Aguero returning, Allegri said: “We hope he can make his return.
We are working hard and I think we can reach the final.”
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