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Juventus target Olof Mellberg

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08:00 CET+01:00
Injury-hit Italian giants Juventus want to sign Aston Villa's veteran Swedish international defender Olof Mellberg, the English Premier League club said on Friday.

It could mean the 30-year-old will play his last game for Villa in Saturday's home clash with Blackburn.

Juventus are believed to have made an offer of £500,000 (€675,000) and Villa coach Martin O'Neill is expected to reveal whether a deal has gone through on Monday.

"Olof is keeping me in the picture. I have absolute trust in him. I know what is happening," said O'Neill.

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