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Juventus and Inter scout Fabiano Parisi

Juventus and Inter are both being linked with a move for Empoli full-back Fabiano Parisi but face competition from a number of sides. The 21-year-old has emerged as one of the most exciting young prospects in Italian football following a string of strong performances for Gli Azzurri.

Italian journalist Nicolo Schira reports that both the Bianconeri and Nerazzuri had scouts present for Empoli’s 1-0 victory over Bologna, specifically with a view to watch Parisi.

The youngster has featured for the Azzurri’s under-21 side and is attracting attention from like of Premier League side Leeds with his agent stating: “We had many clubs (interested), from Atalanta to Torino to Fiorentina, Leeds and Nice in agreement with Empoli but we decided to wait.”

Parisi began his career with Benevento before having a breakthrough season with Avellino, earning him a move to Empoli in 2020.

 

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