Italian expert gives Manchester United news: Vidal will be sold if an offer comes in

Arturo Vidal

A prominent Italian football expert believes Manchester United have a great chance of signing Arturo Vidal in January.

Juventus could yet sell Arturo Vidal this season for the right price, an Italian football expert believes.

Enzo Bucchioni, a pundit, writer and television personality in the country for more than 30 years, estimates that Juventus are tiring of dealing with the player.

He was this week fined €100,000 after being involved in a nightclub brawl a fortnight, and despite concerns over his fitness, the Italian side were reported to be frustrated that he joined up with Chile and played in both international games over the past week.

Bucchioni told Tuttomercatoweb: "The player has been fined 100 thousand euro for behavioural reasons. Juve can not afford such problems also for the image of the club.

"In my opinion if the offer comes in January, Vidal will be sold."

Premier League side Manchester United were strongly linked with his services over the summer, while Real Madrid are also known to be admirers of the player.

The Red Devils' need for a top class midfielder is such that they will surely revisit the possibility of signing Vidal, providing he can prove his fitness is stable and not a concern between now and the transfer window re-opening.

It would still be a surprise to see Juventus sell up mid-season, but as Bucchioni points out, for the right price, there is a deal to be done, if United are willing to match the rumoured £40-50 million they want for Vidal.

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