PICTURE: United fan urges LvG to sign Vidal during LA Galaxy game

Arturo Vidal

A Manchester United fan pleaded with Louis van Gaal to sign Arturo Vidal during the 7-0 win against LA Galaxy.

A Manchester United fan made a plea to new manager Louis van Gaal to sign Arturo Vidal from Juventus during the 7-0 win against LA Galaxy.

The fan in question unveiled a banner which simply read ‘Sign Vidal!’ over the top of the Chilean national flag.

United have been heavily linked with a move for the midfielder so far this summer, well backed financially and ready to pull off a deal according to several sources.

However, van Gaal said when he was unveiled as United’s new manager that he would wait and see if the current players could adhere to the philosophy he wants to deploy at the club.

That has allowed other reports and links to develop of interest from other sides in the 27-year-old.

United are missing a presence and a bit of bite in their midfield and the pre-season injury to Michael Carrick only increases the need for another player through the middle of the team.

Vidal could very well end up being that man.

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