Paulo Dybala has disputed his brother’s suggestion that he could be set to leave Juventus and insists he wants to stay at the Serie A champions.
The Argentina international appeared ready to depart Turin when his brother and agent Gustavo claimed there was a “good chance” of a move as the forward “needs a change”.
But, despite making just 23 league starts in 2018-19 following Cristiano Ronaldo’s arrival at Juve, Dybala has dismissed his brother’s comments, stating they do not reflect his feelings.
“[My brother] spoke for himself,” Dybala told Sky Sport Italia.
Grazie mister per questi magnifici 4 anni dove mi hai insegnato sopratutto a vincere! Ti auguro il meglio ovunque tu andrai! pic.twitter.com/g9VrrFhzBg
— Paulo Dybala (@PauDybala_JR) May 18, 2019
“I talked to the club and sporting director Fabio Paratici and they know what I think. I want to stay at Juventus again next year, I want to continue playing here.
“It is obvious that Juventus must make their choices, make the team based around the coach that will arrive, but I want to stay here.”
A potential switch to rivals Inter was put to Dybala but he would not comment on the speculation.
“I have a lot of respect for this shirt and for these fans,” he said. “I won’t talk about other teams because it would show a lack of respect.”
Juve are yet to appoint a new head coach to replace Massimiliano Allegri, who will oversee his final game in charge against Sampdoria this weekend.
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