Lemina arrived at Juventus in 2015 on loan from Olympique Marseille, with the Bianconeri securing the option to sign him on a permanent deal for €9.5 million. Lemina took advantage of injuries in Juventus’ midfield to earn significant minutes in his first season, and showed enough promise for Juventus to make his transfer permanent. In his second season however, his minutes were significantly limited following Max Allegri’s switch to a two-man midfield, falling behind Sami Khedira, Miralem Pjanic, Claudio Marchisio, and often Stefano Sturaro in the pecking order.
While Juventus haven’t actively shopped his services to other clubs, it’s well known that they’re in the market for a top quality central midfielder, and it may well suit him to move on in search of regular playing time. With Arsenal in dire need of a jump in quality in midfield, London could just be the perfect destination for the 23-year-old.
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