Witsel wants Juventus move

Russian reports suggest Zenit have offered Axel Witsel a new contract, but he has his heart set on Juventus.

The Belgium international as of now experienced a medical on due date day after the clubs concurred a charge for €18m in addition to €3m rewards, however Zenit pulled the fitting when they neglected to sign a substitution in time. 

His agreement will terminate in June 2017 and Juve executive Beppe Marotta affirmed today the move was "simply postponed" as opposed to surrendered. 

From January, Witsel will have the capacity to arrange terms with different clubs and turn into a free operator in July. 

Izvestia in Russia today reported Zenit St Petersburg are attempting to detail another agreement to keep hold of Witsel. 

This would incorporate a discharge provision, which means he could in any case be sold for the right aggregate. 

In any case, the same source notes Witsel has no expectation of delaying his Zenit profession and has his heart set on Juve.