'Too good to pass, Juventus must sell Manchester United target Vidal' - Says ex-Serie A boss

Former Palermo and Napoli boss Bortolo Mutti says Manchester United target Arturo Vidal must be sold by Juventus.

Juventus and Arturo Vidal are busy publicly committing their short-term future to each other, yet that is largely in part to the fact Manchester United are yet to bid.

If, and perhaps when, the Red Devils submit a sizeable offer, how both sides react, is open to discussion.

One man who believes there is a simple decision in store for the Turin side is former Palermo and Napoli boss Bortolo Mutti, now a television pundit in Italy.

He said: "Vidal away? It's a hypothesis that could come true. Faced with certain proposals for Juve, it is good for me.

"You can not assume a player who may be next year may not be the same player this year, despite Vidal being a man of great quality. The opportunity that presents itself is to monetise with a player that has added value.

"And there have to be enough to come up with another Vidal.. To me is an opportunity in the market and it is important Juve should not pass up."

Juventus signed Vidal for just €10.5 million in 2011, and now the player is being linked with a price of €60 million.

Money like that would be transformative for Juventus in the transfer market, with the club missing out on Alexis Sanchez and Juan Iturbe this summer due to a lack of funds, and facing the same problem regarding their interest in Ezequiel Lavezzi.

The big issue remains, as to whether United are going to actually submit a huge offer, and how long they are going to wait to do so.

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