Marotta open for business in January

Posted on 21/10/2010


Juventus general manager Beppe Marotta has revealed his intention to do business once the January transfer window opens. 

There is speculation that he will try and sign another striker given Fabio Quagliarella is ineligible to play in the Europa League. 

“We will do something in January,” Marotta said. “We’ll speak about big investments again in June. 

“We’re on the lookout for good opportunities and I think that discrete deals can be done. 

“In fact there are important players who for one reason or another could ask to leave their actual clubs.”

When asked if he is considering a bid for Catania striker Maxi Lopez, he said: “It’s not that I have no desire to name names, but the potential opportunities today might not be such in January. 

“We need to wait and see. Meanwhile we are concentrating on Salzburg. We need the three points to make up for the slip up we made against Lech Poznan. 

“The Europa League is an important objective for us. We are aiming to win it even if the competition is rather complicated for various reasons, not least the fact you go on show always on Thursday with inevitable consequences for the League.”

Source: Football-Italia