The Delfini would have preferred to sell the teenage regista to an Italian club and are therefore disappointed that the Bianconeri did not increase their offerPescara president Daniele Sebastiani has taken a swipe at Juventus over their refusal to raise their bid for midfielder Marco Verratti.
As revealed by Goal.com, the Bianconeri were willing to hand over two players and €4 million for co-ownership of the teenage regista, as well as allowing him to remain at the Stadio Adriatico on loan for a season.
However, the Delfini asked Juve to increase their bid after Paris Saint-Germain offered approximately €13m for 'the new Andrea Pirlo'. But the Old Lady refused, much to the disappointment of Sebastiani, who explained that he would have preferred to sell his most prized asset to Juve or Napoli.
"Evidently, they lacked the will [to complete a deal], because if one seriously wants an important player, €1m should not make a difference," the Delfini supremo told Corriere dello Sport.
"There is great interest from PSG in our player, even if they have yet to lay all of their cards on the table. There is the same chance of completing the negotiations with PSG as we had with Juventus and Napoli.
"Personally, I would have preferred one of the two Italian options because they would have left him on loan with us for a year.
"In fact, Napoli had shown a willingness [to sign the player], even if the boy decided to do his own thing and make a decision that suits him best."
Verratti has long been regarded as one of Italy's most exciting young playmakers and only narrowly missed out on a place in Cesare Prandelli's final squad for Euro 2012.