Juventus linked with Paris Saint-Germain star Adrien Rabiot

It is speculated that Rabiot could be a replacement for one of Arturo Vidal or Paul Pogba, who had been previously linked to Manchester United and Chelsea.

Frustrated due to an apparent lack of first-team opportunity, burgeoning midfielder Adrien Rabiot could leave Paris Saint-Germain this summer.

Manager Laurent Blanc reportedly was eager to retain the services of the midfielder but, with the prospect of losing the player for free this summer compared to cashing-in on the coveted youngster this year, it appears likely that PSG will sell the player.

"We are not in a position of strength regarding his contract," Blanc recently told Tuttosport.

Rabiot is not short on admirers as he has been pursued by Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool, Internazionale and AS Roma, however, it has been implied that Juventus lead the chase.

With a £7 million bid seemingly on the horizon, should Rabiot join the Serie A's Old Lady then it could hasten the exit of either Paul Pogba or Arturo Vidal, both of whom have been wanted by Premier League sides - Chelsea and Manchester United, respectively.

It had earlier been suggested by the Daily Mail that "cash-strapped" Juve are willing to negotiate on offers for Vidal, but that United have moved on from their previous interest.

If the Chilean were to become available on the market, though, wouldn't Louis van Gaal be wise to make an opportunistic bid?

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