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Dybala's situation at Juventus takes a radical turn - reports

It seemed that Paulo Dybala was ready to renew his contract with Juve but now, according to 'TyC Sports' the Argentinean could leave on a free in June.

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Dybala's situation at Juventus takes a radical turn - reports
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Just a few months ago, Paulo Dybala had an agreement in place to renew his contract with Juventus. However, it appears that the situation has taken an unexpected turn. According to reports this weel by TyC Sports, Dybala wasn't too happy when Juve decided to change some of the conditions stipulated in the agreement and subsequent negotiations have led nowhere. So as things stand, and unless the two sides can reach some middle ground, Dybala will leave Turin on 30 June when his contract expires.

For Allegri, losing one of his star players on a free would be huge blow - especially after seeing Cristiano Ronaldo depart last summer to rejoin Manchester United. Renewing Dybala's contract has been an ongoing issue at the club for some time. Talks started before the pandemic but the Argentinean suffered a drop in form and suddenly there was less urgency to strike a new deal. In the end, a settlement was reached and it looked like an official announcement would be made in February, once the winter transfer window had closed.

AS USA reported quite recently that it was the club and not the player who decided to delay signing the new contract. This sudden new change of events is a headache for Juve - it could not have come at a worse time, with the team about to enter the most decisive part of the season and struggling to hit form. As a free agent, Dybala is now able to negotiate with any clubs who are prepared to put an offer on the table and according to TyC, the player is willing to listen to any interested clubs.

This season, has found the net nine times in 20 games - an average of 0.62 goals every 90 minutes. He has also been involved in creating a further four for his team mates. Scoring goals has been Juventus' biggest problems of late, which is why they are so keen on bringing in Dusan Vlahovic and have been reluctant to let Morata return to Spain to sign for Barcelona. If they don't resolve the issue with Dybala, the future could be even more bleak.