Reports: Juventus won't give up on Nani

Nani

Italian newspaper Tuttosport believes that Juventus are still eyeing Manchester United's Nani despite an increasing number of obstacles.

Juventus have been repeatedly linked with Manchester United winger Nani over the last couple of months and Tuttosport believes the Old Lady is still tracking him in spite of several factors that make a move unlikely.

The Bianconeri were poised to enter the winter market for reinforcements to fight on two fronts - the Champions League and Serie A.

However, a brutal last-gasp defeat at Galatasaray saw Juventus exit the Champions League and rocked their transfer plans.

While Antonio Conte's men will still chase the Europa League and have a commanding five-point lead at the top of Serie A, their financial capabilities have taken a big hit.

After he made an appearance in the Champions League against Bayer Leverkusen, Nani wouldn't have been able to play for Juventus in that competition but it doesn't rule him out of the Europa League.

But Nani, who has been unsettled for much of the season and often been booed by fans, has recently renewed his contract at Old Trafford until June 2018.

And David Moyes is unlikely to want to let Nani go at this stage of the season as he will need a deep squad for a busy second half of the season.

Nonetheless, Turin-based paper Tuttosport insists that Juventus are still pursuing Nani but concedes that a move in June is more likely than January. 

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