One goal and a fine display: Vidal shows what United are missing

Arturo Vidal

Reported Manchester United target Arturo Vidal impressed for Juventus on Sunday.

According to reports, Manchester United are big fans of Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal.

The Chilean international was strongly linked with a move to Old Trafford in the summer only for nothing to happen, with some claiming Louis van Gaal had doubts regarding the player's fitness.

But Vidal proved on Sunday that he is fit and ready to make his mark on another campaign, as he opened the scoring for Juventus in their 2-0 win against Palermo and put in a man-of-the-match performance.

As well as scoring, Vidal had two other shots, played one key pass and had a pass accuracy of 84.3 per cent.

The reported United target also had a fine game in more defensive areas, winning three aerial battles and three tackles.

  GoalsShotsKey PassesPass AccuracyAerials WonTacklesCrossesMins
Arturo Vidal 1 3 1 84.3% 3 3 2 90

Sunday's match was the first time Vidal had completed 90 minutes in Serie A this season, so there is still some way to go before we can truly say he is completely over his injury problems.

But there is no doubt the 27-year-old is a supreme talent and if United can sign him he could just about complete their side...along with an experienced centre-back, of course.

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