Giorgio Chiellini’s agent has revealed that he has not yet heard from Juventus regarding the new contract and has confirmed that the veteran defender has no plans to retire.
Chiellini was one of the stars of Italy’s Euro 2020 winning squad this summer, although his contract with Juventus has now expired and he is currently a free agent.
Defender David Lippi’s agent confirmed that he had been told that the old lady would be in touch to discuss a new deal for his client after the European Championship, but so far the club has not contacted him.
He told Radio Radio (via football italy). “Giorgio went to the eurozone and focused exclusively on that. There is no problem with Juventus, we said we would meet later in the summer, but we have not yet sat down to discuss the renewal.”
Lippi was asked what Chiellini would do if a major European team made him an offer in the coming weeks, but he declined to speculate on the subject.
He said: “They have to make the offer first. As of today, there is no one. We are waiting for Juve to tell us when we can sit down and chat.”
Chiellini suffered what appeared to be a serious injury in Italy’s second group game against Switzerland, but recovered in time to lead his country to European glory.
His agent was asked if there is a chance that the 36-year-old will cut his boots after his success in the business. Euro 2020But he emphasized that he had absolutely no plans to retire.
“Thinking about Chiellini off the field at this moment is crazy. What he did after he ruptured his ACL is unbelievable. What fuels him is passion and we saw in the Euros that the passion is still strong.
“It was a symbol of Juventus For many years we have been waiting for the club. Nobody called, but I wouldn’t be surprised if they did, because he’s the only free agent in the Italy squad now.”