Tuttosport: Manchester United give Juventus Mata price

Juan Mata

There are reports in Italy that Juventus are chasing Manchester United winger Juan Mata and the Premier League side have named their price.

Juventus are said to be eyeing a January swoop for Manchester United's Juan Mata and it is being suggested that they have been given a price.

The Italian champions signed Alvaro Morata in the summer for £15.8 million, but they may look to further strengthen their squad in a bid to conquer Europe as well as a fourth consecutive domestic title.

Over the last few days, Juventus have been tipped to make an approach for Spanish international Mata, whose position at Old Trafford isn't completely clear since the arrival of Angel Di Maria.

Having been left out of the Spain set-up, Mata may be feeling some pressure to find a new club as he isn't as high in the United pecking order as he would like.

And today, Italian newspaper Tuttosport claims that Juventus have been quoted a price of £24 million by Manchester United.

United paid Chelsea £37 million for Mata in January, so a sale for £24 million would be a financial hit but Louis van Gaal may not mind, having not been responsible for the purchase of Mata.

However, the Italian paper states that Juventus would be keen to get Mata on paid loan from January with a smaller fee agreed between the two sides for a sale in the summer. 

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