Serie A champions Juventus have told Premier League side Manchester United that it will cost them £50 million for midfielder Arturo Vidal, and also a player in exchange, which would see the total rise to a staggering £62 million.
According to the Daily Star, Juve will only sell the Chilean midfielder if United pay £50m up front, and also throw in out-of-favour Nani, who hasn't featured regularly for the club in the last few seasons, despite signing a new contract just last year.
The Portuguese star has fallen down the pecking order in the last two seasons, under both Sir Alex Ferguson and then David Moyes, and it's believed that Louis Van Gaal won't have a place for him in his side either, with serious transfer business set to start after the World Cup at Old Trafford.
The Red Devils have already been active and have already splashed the cash on securing Ander Herrera from Athletico Bilbao and Luke Shaw from Southampton, but it's reported that more big-name signings will take place once Van Gaal returns from Brazil.
Vidal has been on United's wishlist for a number of years now, and with rivals Arsenal and Chelsea also monitoring the Chilean's situation, a potential three-way transfer battle may emerge in the upcoming months.
Arsenal are reportedly willing to part ways with £44million for the 27-year-old, whilst Chelsea and United are still holding firm at £35m, but Juventus have revealed how much they do in fact want for the holding-midfielder.
Antonio Conte, the Juventus boss, is keen to hold on to Vidal, as he has built a deadly midfield at the club alongside Paul Pogba and Andrea Pirlo, but an offer of over £50m and also Nani, would be hard to reject, and he could also be interested if Patrice Evra was thrown into the deal as well.
Reports emerged yesterday suggesting that Juventus were potentially weighing up a bid for Evra, who is expected to lose his first-team place to Shaw for the new season, and United could use the French veteran as part of the deal as well.
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