- Monaco appear to have gazumped Roma in their move for Daniele Rugani
- They want to bring him in on a permanent basis, according to reports in Italy
- France midfielder Blaise Matuidi is also being lined up for a return to Ligue 1
Monaco are reportedly making a move for Juventus pair Blaise Matuidi and Daniele Rugani.
Rugani looked to be on his way to Roma, but their offer of a loan with an option to buy has been gazumped by Monaco.
Monaco are reportedly pushing for a move for Juventus’ French midfielder Blaise Matuidi
Roma’s reluctance to push harder for the 25-year-old is due to coach Paulo Fonseca’s desire to land Dejan Lovren, they go on to claim.
They are also negotiating midfielder Matuidi’s return to Ligue 1, two years after leaving PSG for the Serie A champions.
He looks set to depart Turin before the transfer window closes after Sami Khedira proved his worth to new coach Maurizio Sarri.
Daniele Rugani is also being targeted, according to reports emanating from Italy