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Dwight McNeil 'wanted by Juventus' as Pirlo plots his squad rebuild

Dwight McNeil ‘wanted by Juventus’ as Andrea Pirlo plots his squad rebuild… while ‘AC Milan, Leicester and Wolves are all also interested’ in the young Burnley winger

  • Juventus are interested in securing a deal for Burnley winger Dwight McNeil 
  • AC Milan, Leicester and Wolves are also tracking the talented 20-year-old 
  • The England Under-21 international was excellent for Burnley in this campaign 

Juventus are reportedly interested in signing Burnley youngster Dwight McNeil.

The winger produced some excellent performances for Burnley this season and has caught the attention of new Juventus manager Andrea Pirlo, as reported by Sky Sports.

There is much interest in McNeil, with AC Milan, Leicester and Wolves also targeting him. 

Juventus are interested in signing Burnley star Dwight McNeil during this transfer window

McNeil was a key player for Burnley this season as he started every one of their Premier League games, while he scored two goals and provided six assists.

A skilful player who is difficult to defend against, the England Under-21 international looks to have a bright future ahead of him.

Burnley will be reluctant to let McNeil, whose current contract runs until 2023, leave the club but may be tempted if a significant offer is made.

AC Milan, Leicester and Wolves are also tracking the talented 20-year-old winger

Andrea Pirlo is looking to rebuild the Juventus squad after being appointed as manager

Pirlo is eager to bring in reinforcements at Juventus, and at the age of 20 McNeil has time on his side to improve even further. 

The chance to play in the Champions League could be appealing to McNeil, whose only experience of European football was in the Europa League qualifiers with Burnley.   

Previously at Manchester United’s academy, McNeil joined Burnley in 2014 and made his first-team breakthrough in 2018. 




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