Man Utd transfers: Red Devils dealt Arturo Vidal blow

Arturo Vidal admits that he finds it hard to see himself leaving Juventus at the end of the season

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff

Manchester United have been dealt a blow in their pursuit of Arturo Vidal after the midfielder indicated that he is planning to stay at Juventus beyond the summer.

United were heavily linked with a swoop for Vidal last summer following Louis van Gaal’s appointment at Old Trafford but a move failed to materialise as the Red Devils signed Daley Blind and Ander Herrera.

Vidal’s future has been a source of speculation again in recent weeks, and recent media reports have claimed that the Old Trafford club are still considering a summer move for the Chile international.

I am feeling extremely well at Juventus

Arturo Vidal

However, the 27-year-old concedes that he finds it hard to envisage leaving Juventus, adding that he feels completely at home in Turin.

Vidal is quoted as saying by Metro: “It is hard to think about leaving Juventus when you have been crowned champions and you are part of a great team.

“For any player, the most important thing is to win trophies and to become part of the club’s history.

“The people in Turin love me, I am feeling very well here and my family is feeling right at home.

“Why should I have any desire to leave? I am feeling extremely well at Juventus.”

Vidal has been a regular fixture in Juventus’ first-team this season, scoring six goals and making two assists in 21 Serie A appearances to help them top the Italian league table.

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