Frenchman is set to extend his current deal, which runs until 2016, with Juve this summer.
Chelsea have suffered a huge blow after Juventus CEO Beppe Marotta confirmed that none of the Serie A champions’ star players, including the Blues’ midfield target Paul Pogba, would be allowed to leave Turin this summer, according to reports on talkSPORT.co.uk.
The west London club have been heavily linked with the Old Lady of Italian Football’s highly rated France international for some time now, with it widely expected that the Premier League giants would make their first moves to sign Pogba after this summer’s World Cup in Brazil.
However, it looks like Chelsea head coach Jose Mourinho may now have to shift his focus elsewhere after Juve confirmed that none of their big-name stars would be allowed to depart the club during the summer transfer window.
“We have clear ideas,” said Marotta. “We’re a winning team that has a leader for a Coach (in Antonio Conte).
“For this reason, I’m excluding the possible departures of our stars.
“Real Madrid have shown an appreciation of Vidal, but that’s it. And with Pogba we hope to meet in the coming weeks to renew his contract.”
Pogba, 21, managed to register nine goals and 16 assists in total in his 51 matches in all competitions for Juventus last season.
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