Some days ago, we published that Juventus have shown their interest in signing Danilo this summer. Dani Alves announced his departure from Italy and the Champions League runners-up needed to find a replacement in the market. However, the ‘Old Lady’ has an important competitor because Chelsea are also in the race to get Danilo in the next weeks.
According to Sky Italia, Juventus already made a bid for Danilo, but this was rejected by Real Madrid bosses. The Italian club offered only €15M for the right back and Los Blancos paid more than €30M two seasons ago to Porto. It’s true that Danilo is not playing as it was expected but his value is not that low at the moment, especially after winning four titles this year and playing 17 games in La Liga.
For this reason, Real Madrid have rejected the offer without thinking twice. The club expects to get at least €30M for the Brazilian right back, but Juventus hope to get the player for a transfer fee around €20M. Zinedine Zidane and the club didn’t want to sell the player because they think he can improve in the future, but everything can change if a good offer arrives to the Spanish capital. Actually, Danilo said after winning the Champions League that he expects to improve and play better the next season at Real Madrid.
But not only Juventus are interested in getting Danilo. Chelsea are also looking for a right back in the market and they’ve put their eyes on the Brazilian player. Antonio Conte introduced a five-men line in defense this season with Victor Moses as the right back. The Nigerian player used to have an attacking profile but he adapted himself successfully the last season. However, they want to find an specific player for this role and Danilo might be the solution.
If Chelsea join the bid for Danilo, his price will increase. Juventus would have to offer much more money if they want to bring the Brazilian player to the North of Italy. However, Real Madrid don’t have a replacement for the former Porto footballer and they cannot face the season with Carvajal as the only right back. Nacho can play also in this position, but the Spaniard is the third full back of the team, so the club must find a replacement in case Danilo decides to leave.