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Italian giants target Phil Foden and former Manchester City teammate for future – report

Serie A champions Juventus have identified two of English football’s greatest young hopes, Phil Foden and Jadon Sancho, as players to recruit in the future, Tuttosport reports.

Juventus, who signed Cristiano Ronaldo in the summer, currently have a very experienced side but are not forgetting about the future and have a list of youngsters they would like to sign.

18-year-olds Foden and Sancho, former teammates at Manchester City before Sancho quit the Etihad Stadium to join Borussia Dortmund, are players the Old Lady are keen on for when they look to reduce the average squad age, it is claimed in Italy.

Unless Foden becomes unhappy by limited chances at City, the likelihood of him leaving his boyhood club any time soon is slim, although City will be mindful that the teenager will need more game time as he gets older.

Meanwhile, Sancho has become one of Europe’s most productive young players this season, with more league assists than any player in Europe’s big five leagues, but is expected to renew his contract with the Bundesliga side soon.

Juventus are known for their convincing charm offensives, which have seen them land some big names such as Ronaldo, but as it stands convincing either Foden or Sancho to move to Turin would be an uphill battle. Even so, the two young prodigies are names in Juventus’ notebook for the future years…

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