Arsenal ace targeted by Juventus

The player has also been linked with a summer exit

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Shkordan Mustafi joined Arsenal from Valencia for a reported fee to be in excess of £35 million in the summer of 2016. He started his England career on a positive note and has been a mainstay at the club since then.

The Germany International featured regularly for the Gunners last season, starting 38 games in all competitions but endured a troublesome campaign. He struggled at points of last season and received a lot of criticisms for his displays.

The Club finished 6th in the Premier League and will miss the Champions League in second consecutive years, after missing it out previous year.

The defender also failed to make into Germany’s World Cup squad this summer after an underwhelming campaign last term and has been linked with a summer exit.

Unai Emery has been appointed as the new manager of the Premier League giants after Arsene Wenger left at the end of the season. He prioritized reinforcing the backline, completing the signings of Stephan Lichtsteiner and Sokratis Papastathopoulos from Borussia Dortmund.

The English side have also offered Calum Chambers a new long term contract as the Spaniard considers him as a key member of the squad. This further intensified the speculations that German defender could leave this summer.

Juventus are considering a shock move for Mustafi according to TuttosportWith Daniele Rugani on the way out and the futures of Medhi Benatia and Alex Sandro up in the air, the Old Lady are are said to be looking at several different ways to refurbish their backline.

The Turin side are interested in signing Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin and have been monitoring him for a long time. But they are yet to reach an agreement as the Spanish side considers the Uruguay International an important player of the squad.

The Serie A giants are making contingency plans and will make move for the Arsenal cenre-back if they fail to land the Uruguayan.

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