Russian starlet prefers Juventus amid Arsenal interest

Juventus are already in the upper echelon of European clubs. The acquisition of Cristiano Ronaldo makes the prospect of joining the club that much more appealing, particularly for a young player looking to make their first move to a big club.

That may in fact be the case as Juventus are re-opening for a Russian starlet. according to Daily Mirror Aleksandr Golovin intends to snub Arsenal and the CSKA Moscow midfielder would prefer a transfer to the Bianconeri of Italy.

Golovin completed his youth career at CSKA Moscow before joining the senior side in 2014. He scored give goals and notched 4 assists in 27 league appearances this season.

Golovin is on the backs of a solid World Cup with Russia where he side fell out in dramatic fashion against Croatia in the quarterfinals. The 22-year-old featured in 4 games while finding the back of the net once and adding two assists.