Juventus’ new boss held positive talks with Vidal.
Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri has stated that Manchester United’s ace midfield target Arturo Vidal will continue to play for La Bianconeri this season.
The newly appointed coach ruled out a move to Old Trafford for the Chilean ace, despite reports suggesting that the Red Devils are ready to pay over £50 million for his services.
Vidal too had ruled out a move to Manchester during his holiday, and seems to have held positive talks with Juve’s head coach.
“Vidal will stay here and he’s very happy about this. I spoke with him about his fitness, we’re happy he will stay with us,” Allegri was quoted by the Daily Mail.
United have been made aware of Vidal’s decision and that they could now pursue AS Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman instead, who is also high on Louis van Gaal’s priority list for the Red Devils.
Van Gaal probably needs one world class enforcer and one centre-back to be ready to mount a title challenge this season, and it remains to be seen whether the Dutch boss can manage to sign the players he needs in the little time left in the window this summer.
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