Juventus Transfers: Why Fernando Llorente Would Be a Great Signing

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Juventus Transfers: Why Fernando Llorente Would Be a Great Signing
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One of Europe's most in-demand strikers might have his future resolved very soon after it emerged that Juventus have begun talks with Athletic Bilbao's Fernando Llorente, with a view to taking the Spaniard on a free transfer in the summer.

Llorente has been used very sparingly this season by his team after refusing to commit to a new contract, and having stated he would leave on a Bosman deal at the end of the season, the Telegraph is reporting that Juve have now made serious steps to take him to Italy.

Other teams, including Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal, were also said to be interested but it looks as though the Basque striker will be playing in Serie A next season.

Juventus are flying high at the top of the Italian league, eight points clear of their nearest rivals, and the addition of Llorente for next season is a fearsome prospect in an already talented side.

Here is why Llorente will be such a great signing for Juventus.

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