We have been under the impression that Paulo Dybala, at some point soon, is going to sign a brand spankin’ new contract with Juventus for the last month or so. Seeing as when that report from SportMediaset came to light, there was a very understandable caveat: Dybala had to both get 100 percent healthy after batting COVID-19 and, nearly as important, finally be able to return to Juve’s headquarters to actually make the agreement official.
There is now another thing preventing Dybala from putting pen to paper on his shiny new deal.
And, surprise! It has to do with coronavirus … but not as worrisome as the previous two.
According to La Gazzetta dello Sport — which has since confirmed (at last) that Dybala will be signing a contract extension through 2025 — Juve’s No. 10 won’t make his new deal with the club official until his agent can travel to Italy and hammer out a few final details. When it is all said and done, Dybala will be the first Juventus player to sign on through 2025, adding three more years onto his current contract that runs through the 2021-22 season. Continue reading…