Zenit St Petersburg and Belgium midfielder Axel Witsel says he will be moving to Juventus sooner or later after his transfer to the Serie A champions fell through in the summer.
Witsel was already in Turin and had agreed terms and passed a medical before being called back to Russia as Zenit were unable to find a replacement on deadline day.
However, with just over six months to run on his contract, he says a move to Turin is inevitable.
"I will play for the Bianconeri," he said from Belgium's training...
A brace from Giuliano undid Dundalk in Europa League Group D as they went down 2-1 to Zenit St Petersburg in Russia.
The Brazilian playmaker scored in the return fixture a fortnight ago and was on the mark again, scoring in the 42nd and 78th minutes.
The latter turned out to be the winner after Daryl Horgan had levelled for Dundalk in the 53rd minute.
It left Giuliano as the Irish club's bogeyman once again.
Dundalk centre-back Brian Gartland gave the ball away and Zenit dangerman Aleksandr Kerzhakov...
Juventus general manager Beppe Marotta has said the club are "alert and looking around" for potential January transfer window signings.
Serie A champions Juve saw their hopes of securing a Champions League knockout stage place on Wednesday dashed when Lyon midfielder Corentin Tolisso levelled in a 1-1 draw at the Juventus Stadium.
And Marotta told Mediaset television: "He's a good player, but he's not one of our players.
"We are alert and looking around for January, but I would like to underline...
Dundalk tasted bitter disappointment as they went from the verge of an historic victory to defeat against Zenit St Petersburg.
A touch of Brazilian class saw scheming Zenit midfielder Giuliano exchange a one-two in the box with Belgian Axel Witsel and ease it into the net from close range for a 2-1 victory in their Group D Europa League clash in Dublin.
Substitute Mauricio missed a penalty chance to finish the game off in the final minutes.
Prior to that, Robert Mak had put the Russians level after...