Gallas keen on Juve switch - Agent

23 June 2010 03:26
William Gallas' agent has confirmed the vastly-experienced French defender is keen to join Juventus this summer.[LNB] The 32-year-old is a free agent next month when his contract with Premier League side Arsenal expires.[LNB]Gallas has spent the past nearly a decade in England after joining The Gunners in 2006 after five years with Chelsea.[LNB]The defender's agent Etienne Mendy has been in touch with Juve's officials and hopes to finalise a deal in the coming days.[LNB]"I can confirm Gallas' interest in Juventus," Mendy told itasportpress.[LNB]"As soon I return to Europe I'll meet Juventus' leaders to find a financial agreement after making first contact a few days ago.[LNB]"Juventus want Gallas and William would be happy to wear the Bianconeri jersey."[LNB]Meanwhile, Juventus could make it a double signing after Catania managing director Pietro Lo Monaco confirmed Jorge Martinez will leave.[LNB]Martinez is set to sign for Juve on Wednesday, a deal that the Catania official insists will be the club's last departure this summer.[LNB]"(Jorge) Martinez will go to Juventus, there are no doubts," he told Sky Italia. "The agreement was reached, the player is expected (on Wednesday) in Italy to sign.[LNB]"He's an important player that will play in a great team. With the departure of Martinez, we closed the transfers out. We want to keep all our jewellery. Next season we want to have a good season."

Source: Team_Talk