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Wolves to scrap it out for Juventus defender

9th January 2019, 13:11 by Bobbie Jackson

Wolves are ready to step up their interest in Juventus full-back Rogerio but face stiff competition from Newcastle and Chelsea.

Rogerio is currently in the middle of the second season of a two-year loan deal with Sassuolo, however, reports claim the Serie A side are not happy with his standard of performance.

It’s understood that he could be sent back to Juventus and Wolves have been keeping close tabs on the developing situation.

Chelsea and Newcastle have been scouting the 20-year-old since the summer so could also enter the race should he become available.

Wolves are initially hoping to take the Brazilian full-back on loan with a view to making the switch permanent next summer.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Bobbie Jackson is a reporter with an in-depth knowledge of football at all levels. A Blackpool supporter, Bobbie is also a keen rugby union, boxing, MMA and UFC follower.

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