Nottingham Forest were keen to sign Real Madrid defender Alvaro Odriozola in the summer and Juventus are now keen.
The Serie A giants are in pole position to sign the right-back for just £13 million during the January transfer window.
Odriozola is down the pecking order at the Bernabeu and they could cash in on him in the coming months.
According to TuttoMercatoWeb, the Old Lady are keen to sign the right-back as they bid to undergo a squad overhaul.
It’s not been a great start to the season for Juventus. They’ve been dumped out of the Champions League and sit eighth in the league.
Odriozola is yet to make an appearance for Real Madrid this season and he will be craving regular football.
Forest didn’t opt to sign the defender in the end and managed to bolster their defensive ranks with other signings.
Neco Williams was added for £17 million from Liverpool, whilst Serge Aurier arrived on a free transfer after leaving Villarreal.
Ordiozola earns £105,000-a-week and it’s claimed Juventus will be offering him a wage rise on that salary.
The 26-year-old has made 43 appearances for Los Blancos and has also featured for Real Sociedad, Bayern Munich and Fiorentina.
Juventus keen on Odriozola and perhaps Forest missed out
The Reds have two very decent right-backs right now but it’s fair to say Odriozola is a competent performer.
It’s somewhat wasteful that he’s not playing for Real Madrid this season and a transfer looks like the best situation.
At £13 million, Odriozola could prove to be a bit of a steal and Juventus might be getting a coup.
Heading to the Italian giants might be a good thing for the player to do.
They are at rock bottom right now and he could be part of a project that eventually leads to them reaching the summit once again.
If he does leave, it will be intriguing to see whether or not Forest live to rue their summer decision.