Manchester United linked Ribeiro could team up with £40m Vidal at Juventus

Brazilian attacker Everton Ribeiro, previously linked to Manchester United, has been named as a target for Juventus.

Brazilian playmaker Everton Ribeiro has emerged as a surprise target for Juventus.

The Cruzeiro star was linked to Manchester United last December after his agent claimed the Red Devils had enquired over his signature.

Now Sky Italia report that Juventus are the latest club to take an interest in the 25-year-old.

Ribeiro has made exactly 100 appearances in Brazil's top flight, and has 17 goals and 23 assists to his name.

He has a contract until December 2016, but Juventus could be able to sign him for around €10 million.

As the Serie A side's 1-0 away loss to Olympiakos last night showed, they are in need of being more incisive and clinical in the in final third, and Ribeiro would help with that.

He would play in front of Arturo Vidal, another player strongly linked with a move to Manchester United, and Paul Pogba, a former academy star at the club.

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