Sources: Juventus and Manchester United Agree on Vidal Deal

arturo vidalSources have said that Manchester United has reached a verbal agreement of $80 million for Arturo Vidal the Juventus midfielder and Chile international.

It seems as though Vidal is edging nearer the exit door at Serie A champions Juventus after the Barclay’s Premier League club announced they had reached an agreement with the three-time reigning champions in Italy.

Vidal who is 27 is practically set to become the most expensive player in the history of United according to an Italian sport publication and reports from Chile.

The reports state that Vidal is set to receive $470,000 per week. That would make him United’s second highest paid player behind just Wayne Rooney.

The Chile international is one of the best box-to-box midfielders in the game and has played extremely well over the past couple of seasons for the Juventus.

The biggest change Manchester needs is on defense, which has been evident in their preseason tour of the U.S. Vidal can help there as he is a box to box midfielder who will be back with the defense when they are under attack.

Ander Herrera their new center back needs a partner to break up plays and start counterattacks and for many Vidal fits that bill perfectly.

Vidal was on vacation until this week after playing for Chile in the World Cup. His time in Juventus could be up since Antonio Conte resigned and his manager’s spot taken by Massimiliano Allegri the former AC Milan manager. However, the Turin based club seems to be holding out for the largest possible transfer fee.

If Vidal arrives at Old Trafford, if could spark a number of moves, as both Marouane Fellaini and Shinju Kagawa are rumored to be leaving the club to make more room for the arrival of the Chilean.

Vidal would fit in perfect with the new formation new manager Louis van Gaal is implementing at the club of 3-4-3.

David makes his home in Guatemala and follows the worlds greatest games from there. David contributes on all leagues across the world and had over 25 years experience. He has covered 10 World Cups and will do so again this year in Brazil

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