Turin – It is possible to lose Stephan Lichtsteiner of Juventus in the summer of next year. But, the Bianconeri camp convinced the Swiss defender was not going anywhere.
Since joining from Lazio in 2011, Lichtsteiner become an important pillar on the right side of the Juve defense. Not only tough in defense, Lichtsteiner also has a very important contribution in his team’s attacks.
Lichtsteiner who diligently up to help the attack last season into a Juve player hit the most assists in Serie A with eight assists donations.
However, Juve could potentially lose Lichtsteiner at the end of the season. The player’s contract will run out, and so far has not agreed to a new contract. Lichtsteiner reportedly asked for a salary of 3 million euros per year, while Juve is still persist at the rate of 2.5 million euros.
This situation reportedly did not escape the attention of a number of other teams. Arsenal, Inter Milan, and AS Roma are ready to hijack Lichtsteiner if Juve failed to renew his contract.
However, through the General Director Giuseppe Marotta, Juve expressed confidence that the party would remain Lichtsteiner black-and-white uniform next season.
“We were talking about it (the new contract),” said Marotta on Football Italia.
“The players have a request, but we also have to take into account our budget. But, I‘m sure (he would survive),” he said.