Manchester United Refuse To Chase Vidic Deal

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Red Devils won’t be forcing move for former centre-back.

Manchester United have finally ditched their interest in bringing former defender Nemanja Vidic back to Old Trafford during the January transfer window, according to the Daily Mail.

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The player’s agent, Silvano Martina, refuted suggestions of a return to Old Trafford last week but reports continue to emanate from Italy that the former United captain is unsettled and yearning for a return to Manchester.

The veteran Serb defender is thought to be unhappy at being overlooked by manager Roberto Mancini and though the pair will meet for talks this weekend United have ruled out coming to the player’s rescue.

Manager Louis Van Gaal is reportedly keen to move forward rather than turn to former players for aid, and will instead press ahead with moves for Atletico Madrid’s Diego Godin and Borussia Dortmund star Mats Hummels.

However, Godin has already expressed a desire to stay with the La Liga champions and Van Gaal may now be forced to look elsewhere.

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