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UPDATE: Juventus Paulo Dybala chooses Inter Milan, prefers to stay in Italy

The Argentine would have ditched offers from Newcastle, Tottenham, and Manchester United among others

Paulo Dybala of Juventus FC looks dejected at the end of the... Photo by Nicolò Campo/LightRocket via Getty Images

If Gazzetta Dello Sport has its information right, then the Dybala Dream didn’t last long. Davide Stoppini has just broken the news of Dybala choosing Milan as his next destination once he hits free agency in June. The Argentine is willing to sign a contract with Inter worth around €6M per season.

There were always going to be links between Dybala and a plethora of mastodonts clubs all around the world with his exit from Juventus confirmed. Turns out, Dybala wants to stick it to Juve by staying in Italy and signed with historic rival Inter Milan to double up on the revenge plot.

Manchester United, Tottenham, and Newcastle seemed to be into a potential signing of the Argentine international and Juventus leader—in fact, Newcastle might have already made a godfather offer to him—but things aren’t looking good for the English clubs if this report is to be believed.

Gazzetta is also reporting that a final deal could be reached as soon as next Saturday and most probably no later than Wednesday, May 11 when both Juventus and Inter go against each other in the Coppa Italia final—uh, oh, bring in the fireworks.

Juventus has three Serie A games left to play but would need a miracle—win all of them while all of the three teams above them drop between one and three games—to lift the championship when all is said and done.

Inter Milan is in a much better position, sitting in second only two points behind inner-city rival AC Milan and facing a much softer schedule in May—barring that final against Juventus smacked right in the middle of next week. Gazzetta is reporting an assumed promise made by Inter to Dybala in which they would have offered him a bonafide leading role if he decides to play for the Nerazzurri, which is something very logical considering he’d instantly become the face of the team along with fellow Argentine and forward Lautaro Martínez.

We’ll stay on top of any potential update on this front, but sadly things aren’t looking great with regards to landing Dybala in Tyneside given the last bits of information coming from Italy.