Manchester United Face New Competition For Juventus Midfielder

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Atletico Madrid the latest to chase Juve star.

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Manchester United will face further competition in their pursuit of Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal, with Spanish publication AS reporting that Atletico Madrid have joined the chase for his signature.

The La Liga champions are currently facing a mass exodus of several of their best players despite a phenomenal season that saw them win the title for the first time since 1996 and reach the Champions League final for only the second time in their history.

With star striker Diego Costa edging closer to joining Chelsea in a £32m deal and midfielder Tiago possibly also set for an exit, Atletico manager Diego Simeone could have plenty of money to spend on some new big-name signings of his own, with Vidal now emerging as one of his main targets.

The Chilean international has been a star player for Juventus in recent seasons, helping them to the title in each of this three seasons with the club and attracting strong interest from several top teams in the process.

United have long been touted as his strongest suitors from the Premier League, while other recent reports suggest that Real Madrid are also making progress on signing him this summer.

In what could be another long transfer saga, Atletico seemingly still hold out hope that they could be the ones to land him before next season.

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