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Juventus director Marotta wants multiple transfer deals with Chelsea

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The links between Juventus and Chelsea have only strengthened lately with former Bianconeri boss Antonio Conte appointed as Chelsea's next head coach, in addition to Juve already hosting Juan Cuadrado on a loan deal since the beginning of the season.  Cuadrado's permanent move appears to be mostly a formality at this point, but general director Giuseppe Marotta hopes that won't be the only deal his club get to make with Chelsea.

"We and Chelsea respect each other. We're proud that Conte is now their manager, as five years ago we took a risk on him against many odds. I hope we can make some transfer dealings with Chelsea in the future."

-Giuseppe Marotta; source: Radio Rai via Goal

Anything more than Cuadrado's impending transfer -- the winger is enjoying his tenure at Juventus after his less-than-impressive stint at Chelsea -- is hypothetical or speculative at this stage.  That includes the stories about Oscar, who has been linked with a move to Italy for a couple years now (and any players whom we might desire, say, Paul Pogba).

Chelsea did reject a £57 million bid for Oscar from China in the winter, but the latest rumours once again indicate that the 24-year-old might be one of the players heading out of the club as Chelsea look to finance a revamp of the current squad. While Juve will hardly be able to match the figures offered by the Chinese market a few months ago, it's not too hard to connect the dots and see the Bianconeri as one of the clubs in the forefront for a possible Oscar move in the upcoming transfer window.