Juve reveal Mutu steal
By Alex Dunn
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Juventus have confirmed that they made a bid in the summer for Adrian Mutu.Juventus have confirmed that they made a bid in the summer to lure then Chelsea star Adrian Mutu back to Italy.
The disgraced Romanian has now inked a deal with the Turin giants following his sacking for a failed drugs test.
However, Juve general manager Luciano Moggi has confirmed that the Serie A league leaders were keen on a move for the player before his controversial axing.
''We had asked for Mutu to be loaned to us in the summer,'' said Moggi.
''Everything was done, but then Chelsea didn't respect the verbal agreement and wanted the money to be paid in sterling and cash.''
In the close-season, skysports.com exclusively revealed that Mutu was indeed close to sealing a switch to the Old Lady.