Juventus Line Up January Bid for Man United Attacker Nani

Italian giants want Old Trafford winger.

Portuguese source Futebol365 today reports that Juventus are ready to enter the race to sign Man United winger Nani.

The 25 year old attacker has thus far played only a bit-part role in first team affairs this term after lengthy contract talks stalled between the Portuguese international and his Old Trafford employers.

Nani took time to find his way out from behind the shadow of former Man United team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo but had become a crucial member of Sir Alex Ferguson’s side as they took the Premier League title in 2010/11, however he has more recently found his place under threat, first from wingers Luis Antonio Valencia and Ashley Young and the recent arrival of Japanese international Shinji Kagawa threatens to derail his career at the club.

A move to Juventus may well tempt Nani and Sir Alex Ferguson may feel he can afford to sell the former Sporting Lisbon man given his other attacking options but would presumably demand a fairly hefty fee for a player who cost £20m just over five years ago.

Nani has made a total of 154 starts, 42 sub appearances, scoring 36 goals in the process.

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