Juventus cool on Suarez

Juventus general manager Giuseppe Marotta has ruled out making an imminent move for Liverpool striker Luis Suarez.

Last Updated: 26/03/13 at 17:43 Post Comment

Luis Suarez: Juventus have ruled out making an imminent move

Luis Suarez: Juventus have ruled out making an imminent move

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The Uruguayan last week stunned Liverpool by revealing he would be willing to leave Anfield, triggering interest from around Europe.

However, Marotta insisted Juventus are not about to make a bid for either Suarez, Barcelona's Alexis Sanchez or Paris Saint-Germain's Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

He told Italia 2: "Who would I like as a birthday gift between Sanchez and Suarez? I am happy with our players and I cherish them. At this time of the season, we don't think about the [transfer] market.

"Ibrahimovic? He is a champion, but Juventus has economic parameters, which must be respected, and his salary is higher than these."

Marotta also ruled out coach Antonio Conte leaving the club.

He added: "There is not clause in his contract, but I think he will remain for many years and may get a lot of satisfaction from Juventus."

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