Federico Chiesa wants £130,000-a-week contract amid Liverpool, Manchester United links

Federico Chiesa reportedly wants to sign a contract with £130,000-a-week wages at his next club amid his links with Liverpool and Manchester United.

According to a report by TEAMtalk, Federico Chiesa will likely leave Juventus in the summer transfer window. Liverpool and Manchester United have shown interest in the 26-year-old winger, who wants to sign a contract with £130,000-a-week wages. Meanwhile, the Serie A giants want around £25 million to part ways with him in the summer transfer window.

Federico Chiesa and his rollercoaster ride at Juventus

Federico Chiesa has endured a topsy-turvy ride since joining Juventus from Fiorentina in 2020. The Bianconeri initially signed him on a two-year loan deal before completing a permanent transfer in 2022. However, fitness issues and inconsistencies have haunted him in the last two seasons.

The 26-year-old has turned out 131 times thus far for Juventus while chipping in with 32 goals and 23 assists. Chiesa’s inconsistent performances have meant that he has been in and out of the starting lineup of his club and country. However, the player’s stock in the market remains high.

The Italian international does not have a long-term future at Juventus, with the Bianconeri ready to part ways with him in the summer transfer window. Meanwhile, Federico Chiesa’s situation has piqued the attention of several high-profile clubs across Europe, with Premier League bigwigs like Liverpool and Manchester United vying for his signature.

Premier League move on the horizon?

Liverpool’s interest in Federico Chiesa is understandable. The Reds have been scouring the market for a wide attacker heading into the summer transfer window amid uncertainties surrounding the long-term futures of Luis Diaz and Mohamed Salah. Chiesa has thus emerged as a viable target for Liverpool.

As for Manchester United, they might view Chiesa as a long-term solution to the long-standing right-wing issues. However, the Italian attacker’s wage demands might be a stumbling block for Manchester United and Liverpool, as he wants to pocked £130,000-a-week wages at his next club.

Meanwhile, Juventus will demand around £25 million to part ways with the 26-year-old Italian international in the summer transfer window. In addition, Chiesa’s agent, Fali Ramadani, will offer him to Premier League clubs soon. It will be interesting to see where he plies his trade in the 2023/24 season.

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