Juventus target young striker

08 October 2009 10:17
// A bit of a hack but it works// The article snippet is wrapped onto a second line, even when #article-sub is emptyif( $("div#article-sub").children().length == 0 ) {$("div#article-sub").remove();} Juventus have been linked with a move for teenage striker Adama Diakite, according to the Italian press.[LNB] The talented teenager has been ear-marked for a switch to Italy's top flight having caught the eye with a string of impressive performances.[LNB]Currently plying his trade with Serie B outfit FC Padova, Diakite, 16, has already been likened to former Juventus and Chelsea great Gianluca Vialli.[LNB]His performances at Padova have brought about a large amount of interest, with Ciro Ferrara's side amongst a number of high profile clubs reportedly interested in his signature.[LNB]But Juventus are not the only side rumoured to be in the running, with Manchester City also reported to be on the case.[LNB]Italian newspaper Tuttosport suggest City have already made contact with Padova over a possible deal.[LNB]Reports indicate that the strapping striker has long been an admirer of the Premier League and in particular City defender Kolo Toure.[LNB]

Source: SKY_Sports