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Claudio Marchisio: Summer Transfer Window Profile and Scouting Report

Nick AkermanFeatured ColumnistMay 22, 2013

Juventus midfielder Claudio Marchisio is amongst the many names being tipped with a move in the summer transfer window. Here's a scouting guide and statistical breakdown of the Italian's 2012-13 campaign, along with a few hints as to where he could be playing next year.

Age: 27

Contract Situation: Marchisio's current five-year contract is set to expire in 2016.

Career Stops: Juventus (2006-current), Empoli (2006-07, loan)

Current Campaign: Serie A—29 games, 6 goals, 1 assist; Champions League—8 games, 2 goals, 3 assists

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Scouting Guide: Marchisio's versatility in defensive and attacking situations makes him one of Europe's most complete midfielders. He plays a thoughtful game that prioritises the retention of possession and keeps his team moving forward. The Italian international can also pop up with important goals when his team are in need.

Where Next? According to Metro, long-term admirers Manchester United are once again looking to sign the £20 million man. Elsewhere, International Business Times also suggest Marchisio could be heading to Old Trafford as a direct replacement for the retiring Paul Scholes.

 

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