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Third Huge Signing? Manchester United now favourites to sign Midfield Sensation


Legend in the making

For the first time since Robin van Persie came to the club a couple of years ago Manchester United have done some fantastic business in the transfer market.

The club will hope that Luke Shaw and Ander Herrera can be symbols of the next great Manchester United generation.

But everyone knows that the club needs to make some more investment if they are going to return to the very top of English and European football.

And with the ink not even dry on these deals the media has started speculating about who Manchester United will sign next.

And a lot of speculation today is centering on the superb Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal.

The Guardian said Friday:

In Manchester, Luke Shaw will cough for the United doctor today in the hope of securing a £30m-odd transfer to Old Trafford. But if he expects a grand welcoming committee he’s got another thing coming since most of the Manchester United blazers will be too busy chasing Arturo Vidal giddily around Europe instead.

And The Daily Mail stoked the fires further this afternoon:

After sealing the signings of Ander Herrera and Luke Shaw this week, Manchester United are now considering a move for Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal.

The Chilean international is an authoritative central midfield player and Sportsmail understands that United have made tentative enquiries to establish whether a move will be feasible this summer.

He’s just signed a new contract with the Italian club but his performances at The World Cup have been so good that he’s once more drawing the attention of some of Europe’s biggest clubs.


Vidal is a dieing breed of midfielders who can do the a lot. He shields the defence beautifully but also scores loads of goals (28 in 95 league games since joining Juventus).

Real Madrid have been strongly linked to the player and Arsenal may also make a bid. But Manchester United are now favourites with SkyBet to sign Vidal at odds of 3/1 if he does leave his club this summer.

Let’s see the lad in action. Manchester United fans: perfect addition?




  1. Chrisw

    Jun 27, 2014 at 8:38 pm

    The headline is a bit misleading, to say the least. Vidal has just signed a new contract so almost certainly will not be moving and all that has happened is that United have made “tentative enquiries”. So the odds are what 5-1, 10-1?

    • Adonis A

      Jun 28, 2014 at 11:01 am

      Luke Shaw signed a new 5 year deal with Southampton last year, look what happened? Nowadays signing new contracts don’t mean sh*t, if the right offer comes in..

  2. mukty

    Jun 27, 2014 at 9:04 pm

    Atur vidal or toni kroos will d perfect addition 2 man united next season,and hoPfull de will sign a very good talentend central DF like , varane , mangala, hummel, benatia or martins indi,

  3. ogbono

    Jun 27, 2014 at 9:28 pm

    I hope they sign new winger like casillas and a good striker eg cech, neur or pepe. Hopefully they will win the world cup.

    • Tash

      Jun 27, 2014 at 10:00 pm


    • emmanuel enis

      Jun 27, 2014 at 10:05 pm

      What ur problem ogb

    • Gonzalez

      Jun 28, 2014 at 12:46 pm

      your name tell the kind of person you are. (fake)

  4. ogbono stoo pid

    Jun 27, 2014 at 10:46 pm

    ogbono pls don’t act stoopid its not funny. Those are all GK duh. Having said that, now that they have signed Herrera (a more offensive player), i think signing a more defensive stable midfielder would make more sense ie Vidal/Strootman/W.Carvalho than an attacking one eg Kroos or whoever attacking mid linked. After that, a good CB and a winger would be reasonable. I’m thinking if they get Sanchez, LVG will convert Valencia to a RB to support him.

  5. Henry

    Jun 28, 2014 at 6:38 am

    Ogbono,itz like u reason with your anus. Is cassilas a winger. If you don’t know anything about football,shut up

  6. Bridgelovelamin

    Jun 28, 2014 at 6:59 am

    We need defensive midfielders as well

  7. franko: uganda

    Jun 28, 2014 at 8:15 am

    Some pipo r nt sure of their craziness….I guess Ogbono must be an Arsenal fan, who feels excited wen Man utd sink. Remember Utd z a
    winning fc….hate it cos it’s a British tommenter -in-chief .

  8. Blit

    Jun 28, 2014 at 8:40 am

    So where does all this leave anderson, fletcher, cleverly, carrick, and fellain? Should we expect the departure of any of these midfielders?

  9. buchi

    Jun 28, 2014 at 8:56 am

    anderson is already out to juventus,we need active winger like Robben,and one cd,one or two strong mildfielder(s)

    • momoh

      Jun 28, 2014 at 10:31 am

      Anderson play 4 florentina nt juve!

  10. muli

    Jun 28, 2014 at 11:25 am

    man u lets do s/thn coz de mid s past tense

  11. philinice

    Jun 28, 2014 at 12:15 pm

    i need more go man u

  12. eoin

    Jun 28, 2014 at 12:16 pm

    First bit of good business since we bought rvp two years ago???? Yeah mata was a terrible piece of business last season, youd want think before you write articles pal

  13. marcus

    Jun 28, 2014 at 12:48 pm

    we only nid William carval
    ho….vidal…hummels…James rodriguez…
    and anoda gud cb….den we are gud

  14. Angel Gabriel

    Jun 28, 2014 at 2:19 pm

    Ogbono is a Manchester United hater.
    We need a winger in the mould of Alexis Sanchez or Arjen Robben; a strong centre back; and one of Arturo Vidal, Kevin Strootman and William Carvalho, and we’ll be back at the very top where we belong.

  15. Austineemere

    Jun 28, 2014 at 2:36 pm

    We need strong defencieved midfield in man utd like.william calvaho.toni kroos.arturo vidal.and kevin strootman.van gaal all man utd fans is stil looking foward 4 another new additional 4 man utd sguad ahead of their new begining season?

  16. NEITH

    Jun 28, 2014 at 3:08 pm

    bring khedira or william as wall!

  17. Isaac

    Jun 28, 2014 at 4:25 pm

    lets all leave it to LVG… he know what to do.. that is how we shout out when MOYES was there..

  18. Isaac

    Jun 28, 2014 at 4:29 pm

    this matta is not for argument.. stop all abusing. LOUS VAN GAL & GIGGS KNOW WHAT TO DO… Glory glory united

  19. Nirshad Singh

    Jun 28, 2014 at 5:32 pm

    So da big question remains: why was the Huge sum of 150 to 200 million not made available to Sir Alex to rebuild the team back in 2012? Then the pain and suffering of the last season could possibly have been avoided.

  20. ahaoma

    Jun 28, 2014 at 7:23 pm

    I tink when LVG done with the ongoing worldcup he will still make more signings. glory glory united.

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