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USA and Juventus midfielder Weston Mckennie ‘rejects $32 million move to Aston Villa’

Daily Mail Online

American international and midfielder Weston McKennie has rejected a move to Aston Villa as he awaits a bid from a larger team, according to multiple reports from Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.

The reports emerging from Italy claim that McKennie is holding out hope for a bid from Tottenham, Chelsea, or Borussia Dortmund who are all said to have registered interest in signing him.

It was recently reported that of all his potential suitors, the move to the German side was McKennie’s preferred one at the moment.

Juventus midfielder Weston McKennie has reportedly rejected a move to Aston Villa Juventus midfielder Weston McKennie has reportedly rejected a move to Aston Villa

Juventus midfielder Weston McKennie has reportedly rejected a move to Aston Villa 

Villa is reportedly willing to satisfy Juventus’ price tag of $32 million (€30 million) for the American star. 

However, Tottenham is in talks to try to bring McKennie to Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in the January transfer window, according to Tuttosport. 

 While another Italian outlet, Calcio Mercato, had previously claimed that Chelsea’s American owner Todd Boehly is interested in bring him compatriot to Stamford Bridge. 

It is now believed that McKennie has rejected Villa’s advances, in favor of securing a move to bigger Premier League sides or the Bundesliga giant.

The American midfielder has been receiving interest from multiple big clubs around Europe The American midfielder has been receiving interest from multiple big clubs around Europe

The American midfielder has been receiving interest from multiple big clubs around Europe 

Along with proving himself at the highest levels of Serie A after having proved himself in the Bundesliga while playing for Schalke, McKennie has become a staple of the United States midfield as well.

He started in all four games for the US during the World Cup in Qatar, playing a total of 275 minutes.

But despite his impressive campaign in Qatar, he was made available by Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri following Paul Pogba’s return from injury.

Massimiliano Allegri is said to no longer have McKennie in his plans due to Paul Pogba's return Read more – Daily Mail Online

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