Juve baulk at Gabriel Jesus valuation

Juventus have been warned by Palmeiras that transfer target Gabriel Jesus won't come cheap in the off-season transfer window.

It was reported in calcionews24 that Serie A champions had agreed a 25m euro deal for the 19-year-old forward, who has been dubbed the 'new Neymar', which was 10m euro more than Manchester United's opening bid.

However, the player's agent, Cristian Simoes, claims the offers fall short of the teenager's valuation as the club won't receive the agreed sum due to third-party ownership.

"15m euro is not enough for him," Simoes told Lancenet. "Gabriel is playing brilliantly, he is scoring goals and he has a 40m euro release clause. Of course Palmeiras are not going to sell him for less than that.

"If we receive a good offer, we could think about it, but there is nothing concrete at the moment."

Palmeiras only own 33 per cent of the player's rights, while Gabriel Jesus owns 15 per cent, agent Simoes 32.5 per cent, and his former agent, Fabio Caran,  22.5 per cent.

With Massimo Allegri said to be baulking at the asking price, the likes of Manchester United, Barcelona, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and PSG have reportedly been placed on red alert.