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The striker is continually being linked with a move to the Serie A giants, and his representative has now confirmed a transfer is an option

Carlos Arino Bajo, the agent of Athletic Bilbao striker Fernando Llorente, has admitted that a transfer to Juventus is an option for the Spain international.

The Basque side recently announced that the towering attacker will not extend his expiring contract, and Llorente is widely expected to be on the move this summer.

Goal.com exclusively revealed this week that Juventus is willing to spend 20 million euros on the 27-year-old, and his representative has confirmed a deal could happen.

"He wants to prove himself in another league. Are Juventus an option? Yes, that's a possibility," Bajo was quoted as saying by Corriere dello Sport.

Bilbao has so far stressed that it will only let go of Llorente if a team matches his 36m euros buy-out clause, but Juventus is hopeful that the Liga side will lower its demands before the summer transfer window slams shut on August 31.


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