Transfer Rumor: Manchester City Pep Guardiola eyes Bonucci but Juventus not interested in a deal

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There have been reports that Manchester City club under the watch of Pep Guardiola is eyeing Juventus Leonardo Bonucci and exploring the possibility of bringing him to England. However, the report has also revealed that Juventus is not willing to negotiate a deal for one of their prized assets.

Leonardo Bonucci has spent over 10 years of his professional career in Turin, he has appeared in over 372 games and has won about 14 major trophies throughout his hurdle in Juventus. Bonucci stunned millions of Juventus fans in 2017 when he made a shocking move to Milan, he, however, made his return to Turin after a season in Milan.

He has been an integral part of the team since he rejoined the team in 2018 and has made an impeccable impart to the Juventus team since he arrived. He made impressive performances at Bianconeri that he was given a new contract in November 2019 which will keep him in the club till 2024.

The contract is expected to keep the 32-year-old center-back in the club till the end of his career. Pep Guardiola now is looking forward to strengthening the central defense flank of Manchester City for the coming season.

The future of Nicolas Otamendi and John Stones in Etihad has continued to hang on the corridor of uncertainty as the duo has been linked with a transfer away from the club next season. Apparently, Pep Guardiola will need more capable hands to handle the business of the central defense of the team.

Moreso, reports revealed that Pep Guardiola can not hide his admiration for the Italian man, he believed Bonucci could be a perfect replacement for Vicente Kompany who left Etihad some seasons ago.

But as it is now, the Bianconeri are not ready to welcome any negotiation that will cause the departure of the Italian player away from Juventus. Daniele Rugani is the only defender that is on the transfer list of Juventus while the club is working on extending the stay of club captain Giorgio Chiellini whose contract is due to expire in June.