Manchester United winger Nani is attracting yet more attention from Italian outfit Juventus, reports claim.
Initial reports yesterday had suggested that Juventus had already made contact with the Manchester United man's camp over a potential move and not it appears that they are ready to follow that up with a concrete bid for his signature.
Whether that sum will be enough to convince Manchester United and David Moyes into letting Nani depart at such a crucial stage of the season, though, remains to be seen.
Although the player is undeniably in possession of wonderful ability, he famously struggles to showcase it on a regular basis at Old Trafford and that has led him to become somewhat of a sitting target for the boo-boys and naysayers.
Regardless of his disappointing reputation, however, Manchester United have endured a torrid first season under Moyes and it could be considered doubtful that, with the squad already undermanned in certain areas, the under-pressure Scot would be willing to sacrifice any of his current first-team players without the promise of hefty financial reward.
Late last month, shortly before the January transfer window opened for business, Juventus were linked with an £18 million move for Nani.
Now, with the fact that Manchester United reportedly paid £22 million to sign him from Primeira Liga side Sporting Lisbon back in 2007, this would surely seem a far more realistic fee for a club of their stature.
Sporting are also said to be interested in a potential return for Nani, but it seems unlikely that they would boast the financial muscle necessary to compete with Juventus.