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Juventus Make Cut-Price £12m Bid for Troubled Man United Winger Nani

Old Trafford attacker on Turin radar.

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Manchester United winger Nani will be offered an Old Trafford escape route by Juventus.

The Italian giants are monitoring the Portugal international’s growing unrest and are ready to make an offer in the ­January transfer window.

But sources in Turin say that the bid will not come close to United’s £25m ­valuation and that Juventus believe they could land Nani for a cut-price £12m.

Nani, 25, is furious ­because he believes United have reneged on an ­assurance that he would be rewarded with a new ­contract to take him close to £120,000 a week.

Now, he has angered Sir Alex Ferguson by becoming embroiled in a training-ground bust-up with Italian winger Davide Petrucci.

Nani, who has less than two years remaining on his current deal, is threatening to run down his ­contract before leaving United for free.

SOURCE: Sunday Mirror

Though Sir Alex Ferguson is not the type of manager who would normally be held to ransom by an interested party who looks to take advantage of a player’s relationship with a club, the Scot may on this occasion feel it’s better to rid the dressing room of a potentially disruptive influence.

Juventus may have won the Serie A title last term they did so with a relatively threadbare front-line, with the Turin side’s top scorer only netting ten goals, as a result Antonio Conte (who though suspended is still very much at the helm) could well do with further creative attacking options.

Though Nani scored during Man United’s rare home defeat to Tottenham the Portuguese international put in a fairly abject performance and his display at Anfield the previous week was frankly shocking.

Ferguson may well have ran out of patience with the 25 year old and may feel that any offer to end his Man United career should be considered.

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