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The Brazilian defender’s contract at Paris Saint-Germain is close to expiring but may extend it before the end of 2018.

Juventus may have to turn else where for a quality defender as a road block has been thrown up by Thiago Silva’s parent club Paris Saint-Germain.

According to Fabrizio Romano, Ligue 1 club PSG are been in negotiations with Thiago Silva.

President Nasser Al Khelaifi keen on retaining the Brazilian star with a new deal offered till 2020.

The new contract would also include a higher release clause.

Additionally, Juventus would struggle to meet Thiago Silva’s current wage demands which stand at €12 million.

As such the Serie A leaders may need to source a cheaper defender and or promote one of their many youth prospects.

Previously Thiago Silva played for AC Milan, making 106 appearances in his time there.

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