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It had been claimed that the Bianconeri were hoping to take the Monaco forward on loan but the Italian champions will not make any more high-profile signings this summer

Juventus director general Giuseppe Marotta has seemingly ruled out a bid for Radamel Falcao.

The Bianconeri have been heavily linked with a loan move for the Monaco forward, who is reportedly unsettled at the Stade Louis II, with Leonardo Jardim's men having lost their first two games of the new Ligue 1 season.

However, Marotta has explained that while Juventus could sign another attacker before the close of the summer transfer window, they will not bring in a big-name player.

"We're lacking a forward, a second striker in a compartment that already gives us many certainties, but it will not be a [player with] a major profile," the Juve director told Sky Sport Italia.

"We will not make big investments. But [one player] could arrive in the final hours of the window."

It has also been reported that Juventus are considering a move for Benfica captain Luisao but Marotta insists that they are not interested in the centre-back either, as he feels that the Italian champions are well stocked in defence.

"We have never contacted the player," he declared. "But this is the world of football.

"[Andrea] Barzagli is recovering quicker than expected [from injury] and [Luca] Marrone has shown himself to be comfortable in defence, so we could stay like this."

Juventus kick off the defence of their Serie A title with a trip to Verona to take on Chievo on August 30.

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