Juventus defender rejects Sunderland move
De Ceglie has been linked with a move to the Black Cats for several weeks after falling down the pecking order at the Italian champions.
According to Tuttomercatoweb, the 26-year-old’s agent informed Juventus that his client wants to stay in Turin despite that the club agreeing to sell the Italian defender.
Juventus now hope that De Ceglie, who has been deemed surplus to requirements at the Serie A champions, will accept a more lucrative contract offer from the English club.
Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio has made 11 additions, including Serie A duo Emmanuele Giaccherini and Modibo Diakite from Juventus and Lazio respectively.