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Juve linked with Frankfurt teen Kempf

Juventus have made a move for Eintracht Frankfurt youngster Marc-Oliver Kempf, but the 18-year old centre-back is reportedly not particularly open to a switch to Italy.

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The Bianconeri have been monitoring the Frankfurt youngster for several months and despite some interest ahead of this season, a move failed to materialise.

Kempf has struggled to break into the Frankfurt first team this term, making only two appearances for Die Adler.

However, Frankfurt sporting director Bruno Huebner confirmed at the weekend that Juve have renewed their interest in Kempf regardless.

According to ZDF, Juventus offered to take Kempf on loan for 500,000 euros until the end of the season, and wanted to include a 4.5-million-euro option to buy in the contract.

But Frankfurter Rundschau reported that Kempf is not keen on moving to Italy, while Frankfurt coach Armin Veh told the paper: "The best thing for him would to go on loan to a second tier team to win match practice."