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Juventus not disappointed to have missed out on Falcao

Massimiliano Allegri
Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri. Credit: PA

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri insists he is not disappointed to have missed out on signing Radamel Falcao.

The Colombian forward had been on the Juve radar for the majority of the summer, with the Italian champions looking to bring in another striker after losing new signing Alvaro Morata to a knee injury.

Manchester United announced on Monday they had acquired Falcao on a season-long loan from Monaco, with an option to make the deal permanent next summer.

We missed out on Falcao? I'm not disappointed. I am satisfied with the transfer market the club has done.

Juve has made intelligent moves in the transfer market.

We haven't bought players for the sake of it.

– Allegri speaking to Turin-based sports newspaper Tuttosport.

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Cristante: I want to be a top player

Bryan Cristante claims he is ready to take the next step forward in his career after being unveiled as a Benfica player.

I am very happy to be here. This move was my choice.

I thank the Portuguese club as well as Milan that has allowed me to grow as a player.

I am here to give my all.

I want to continue to improve and become a top player with the Benfica jersey.

My aim is to earn a starting place in the squad, win the league title and go far in Europe.

– Bryan Cristante
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