Juventus ready to battle Man United for German playmaker - FCNaija

Serie A By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 08/01/2018

Juventus have reportedly ready to battle Manchester United for the race to sign German playmaker Mesut Ozil, in the January transfer window.

The 29-year-old Ozil, who is in the final year of his Arsenal contract and he has been linked with a move to Old Trafford to reunite with Jose Mourinho in recent weeks, but the Serie A Champions are the latest club believed to be keen on his services for the Gunners star.

According to Corriere dello Sports claim that Juventus will attempt to lure the World Cup winner to Turin as Red Devil are in pole position to land former Real Madrid man.

The Portuguese is looking to strengthen his squad and looking to secure a deal later than this month, while Old Lady are prepared to wait until the end of the season to make their move.

Ozil has won three FA Cups in his five seasons at the Emirates but a move to Turin would guarantee him competing for Serie A every year and Champions League football.