Juventus duo set for new deals to end Chelsea transfer speculation

first_imgChelsea are set to receive a double transfer blow with Juventus defensive duo Alex Sandro and Giorgio Chiellini on the verge of signing new contracts.The Blues were heavily linked with both stars during the summer as they attempted to reinforce their backline.Sandro, the flying full-back, was pursued throughout the summer by Chelsea but Juve managed to keep hold of him.Meanwhile Antonio Conte is also a big fan of his compatriot Chiellini, the centre-back he managed for both Juve and Italy, who is inside the final year of his current deal.But according to the Corriere dello Sport, both of them are now close to committing their futures to the Turin club.As talkSPORT told you earlier this month, Juve have been negotiating a two-year extension for Sandro and the terms now seem to be agreed.While Chiellini, who is out contract in the summer when he would be able to leave on a free, looks set to pen a contract until 2020, which would take him up to the age of 36. Alex Sandro and Giorgio Chiellini are on the verge of signing new contracts 1last_img read more