Chelsea and Manchester United dealt transfer blow as Juventus make key Paulo Dybala decision

Rumoured Chelsea and Manchester United target Paulo Dybala is in talks with Juventus over a new contract, according to the Serie A club’s director Fabio Paratici.

Dybala has been linked with a move to the Blues over the past few weeks, with TuttoMercatoWeb reporting that Frank Lampard’s side were plotting a move for the Argentina international.

The 26-year-old is yet to play a league game for Juve under new manager Andrea Pirlo, with his sole appearance this season coming as a substitute in their Champions League win against Dynamo Kiev.

Former Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata has started the season well for Pirlo’s side, and is currently keeping Dybala out of the side.

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However, despite the former Palermo forward being tipped to leave the Turin-based club, Paratici has insisted he wants so stay with the side and talks over a new deal are underway.

Speaking to Sky Sports Italia, as per Fabrizio Romano, the Juve director said: “We’re in talks to extend Paulo Dybala’s contract.

“He wants to stay and we want to keep him, he’s part of our future. We’ll continue the negotiations to find an agreement.”

Dybala’s current contract with Juventus expires in the summer of 2022, but new and improved conditions may be introduced, if the two parties can reach an agreement.

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