Juventus CEO Giuseppe Marotta confirms they have rejected Chelsea “very big offer” for Brazilian defender Alex Sandro.
Antonio Conte’s side have been linked with the signing of Brazilian full-back in the recent months.
The 26-year-old full-back has found the net for three times and provided five assists last term, as the Bianconeri reached the Champions League final and finished the season with winning domestic double.
“Chelsea made a very big offer for Alex Sandro,” Marotta admitted, speaking to Corriere della Sera.
“We said no, but today players are masters of their own destiny.”
The South American full-back is believed to have asked to leave Serie A champions after receiving interest from Chelsea, with Antonio Conte seemingly eager strengthen the Blues defensive end following their return to the Champions League.
Marcos Alonso shone in that role in 2016/17. However, Italian manager wants to strengthen the depth of his squad.
The Brazilian star has shone in Turing and looks ideal for Conte’s 3-4-3 system.
Sandro’s teammate Dani Alves also been linked with a switch to Stamford Bridge this summer and after former Barcelona star revealed his desire to play in Premier League move to English Champions could happen this summer.