Juventus director Pavel Nedved says the club would be tempted to sell Arturo Vidal and Paul Pogba if they receive 'high bids' for them - giving Manchester United and Chelsea hope in their pursuit of the pair.

Vidal has been heavily linked with a move to Old Trafford this summer, whilst Pogba remains a key target for Jose Mourinho.

But whilst Juve remain intent on keeping their star players, Nedved's comments give United and Chelsea hope that they can lure the players away from the Italian champions.

'Champions'

Nedved told Tuttosport: "Our strategy is clear; we want to keep all our best players, including Vidal and Pogba.

"We don't want to sell anyone, especially Vidal.

"Certainly, if there were a high bid for them, we'd have to think about it but we don't want to sell our champions."

The Vidal to United link has swung this way and that so far this summer and although the former Czech Republic's international's comments may have opened the door slightly, Juve remain intent on keeping their star players.

He added: "We want to be competitive in the Champions League and the only sales to be players who are not part of our plans."

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Exodus

Despite Nedved's sentiments, the shock departure of manager Anotiono Conte could cause their top players to move elsewhere.

Many fans are unhappy with the arrival of Massimilano Allegri and it remains to be seen whether that feeling is shared amongst the players.

Both United and Chelsea will be hoping that Vidal and Pogba don't want to work under the new regime as the two clubs attempt to lure the duo to the Premier League.

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