Juventus would have to pay €20 million for Wesley Sneijder - agent
Wesley Sneijder's agent has made it clear to Juventus that it will take 20 million euros for them to sign the attacking midfielder from Galatasaray, making a deal look unlikely this winter.
The Bianconeri had reportedly shown an interest in the former Inter Milan player to strengthen their front line for the second half of the season, in which they will be aiming to win a fourth straight Serie A title and go as far as possible in the Champions League.
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However, their hopes of picking him up at a bargain price have been dashed by the player's agent, who passed on the Turkish club's valuation via Turkey's Bugun TV.
"Anybody who wants Wesley Sneijder will have to pay Galatasaray his release clause, which is 20 million euros," said Guido Albers.
"He's not going to leave for two, five or even 10 million. I've spoken with the club and Galatasaray have no intention of selling Sneijder, who's extremely happy in Istanbul.
"If anybody does want him, then they will first have to speak to the club and then with me."
With Juve seemingly unlikely to spend such an amount for a 30-year-old, they may instead turn their attention back to Bayern Munich's Xherdan Shaqiri, who is reportedly on the verge of joining Inter Milan.
The 23-year-old has also attracted attention from Liverpool having expressed his desire to leave Munich after making only three starts in the first half of the Bundesliga season.