Sensational Juventus and Italy national team defender asserts that Pep Guardiola was anxious to acquire him to Etihad Stadium somewhere in 2020, however he would not like to leave his “home” in Turin.
Leonardo Bonucci has uncovered that Manchester City needed to sign him last year, while likewise asserting that an “arrogant” remark from Declan Rice enlivened Italy to Euro 2020 wonder.
Leonardo Bonucci has spent his whole profession to date in Italy, taking in spells with Viterbese, Inter, Genoa and Bari prior to joining Juventus in 2010.
The sensational defender additionally played for AC Milan in 2017-18, yet rejoined Juventus toward the finish of a tempestuous mission at San Siro that saw him concede that he’d committed an error in choosing to leave the Allianz Stadium.
Leonardo Bonucci has likewise had some chances to make a beeline for the Premier League, with the 34-year-old guaranteeing that he has been on Pep Guardiola’s books at City for the most amazing aspect of five years.
Bonucci yields that his profound admiration for Pep Guardiola nearly prompted an exchange to the Etihad Stadium happening as expected at one phase, yet additionally says he dismissed the advances in 2020 with the end goal of ensuring he goes down as a legend at Juventus.
is is what Bonucci had to say in an interview with ‘The Athletic’
”I had this dream of being coached by Pep. The closest we came was in 2016. I was on the brink of joining City. We were down to the very last details then Juventus decided not to sell. We decided to stay together. Then, when I went to AC Milan, I could have gone to Cuty but several things had to fall into place for it to happen.
I I’d also given my word to Milan. Last year, I spoke to Pep again. He wanted me but I told him, ”Juventus is my home. I’m happy here. I feel at home here’. I wanted to make up the ground I lost by going to Milan for a season. Becoming a symbol of Juventus again is the most exciting thing I could be doing in my career right now.”