Report: Nani at stake as Juventus face Galatasaray

There are rumours in Italy that Juventus' chances of luring Manchester United's Nani depend on negotiating their Galatasaray test.

Juventus are preparing to restart their crucial Champions League clash at Galatasaray after it was called off in heavy snow and according to press reports they must win if they are to sign Nani.

The Bianconeri have been said to be keeping track of the Manchester United man for some time.

Nani hasn't been a key figure for David Moyes and certain Italian press sources have been insistent that a Juve bid is on its way in January.

And now the Quotidiano Sportivo is claiming that Nani's future will be at stake when Juventus take on Galatasaray.

The Old Lady only need to avoid defeat in a hostile atmosphere in Turkey to get through to the knockout stages.

Quotidiano Sportivo reports that doing so would earn Juventus at least £15m from TV rights, UEFA prize money and sponsors, which sporting director Beppe Marotta would use to strengthen the squad.

Nani started in United's 5-0 win and scored their final goal in the 88th minute during a bright performance.

Juventus now know that if they were to sign Nani he would be unable to play for them in the Champions League this season.

United have always insisted that Nani would stay at the club and the decision to field him in Germany may have been a ploy to ward off potential advances from other clubs.

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