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If Juventus wanted to get hold of a younger striker, based closer to home, they might look no further than their own Ciro Immobile.
The 22-year-old came through the youth system at Juventus, before enjoying loan spells at Siena, Grosseto and Pescara. It was at the latter where Immobile really excelled, scoring 28 goals in 37 Serie B games.
This earned Immobile a move to Genoa, who now hold his joint-ownership with Juventus. Goal.com have reported that Juventus will turn their attention to Immobile if the Lopez deal fails to come off.
Despite a name that in English is less than flattering for a striker, Immobile is a highly-rated Italian Under-21 international. As a player who flourishes when playing off a target man like Llorente, Immobile could well have a future back at Juventus, even if it is not to be this January.