Juventus closing in on Manchester United winger Nani
Reports from Italy have suggested that Juventus are closing on outcast Manchester United winger Nani from Old Trafford in the summer. The story has featured in Tuttosport claiming that Carlos Tevez will united with his former team mate at Turin for next season in Antonio Conte’s revolution of the Old Lady.
We have been keeping tabs on the story for quite some time now and we had reported last week that the 27 year old’s likely destination would be Turin as the winger has fallen down the pecking order at United.
@tc917 Juve been interested in him for a long time
— David Amoyal (@DavidAmoyal) May 15, 2014
Nani was sparingly used by David Moyes this season featuring in only 12 appearances for United and with Conte desperate to mount a Champions League challenge next season after securing the Serie A title for three years in a row.
Nani would be a focal point on the Bianconeri’S 4-3-3 attacking tactical switch as Conte also believes that Carlos Tevez’s understanding up front with the pacy winger will pivotal to his side’s performances next campaign.
The duo had earlier lifted the Champions League for United in 2008 in Moscow beating rivals Chelsea in the penalty shootout in an eventful night in Russia. the timing of the deal looks to be exciting as the Red Devils might wait until the end of the World Cup in Brazil to see if Nani’s performances in Brazil increases his value in the inflated transfer market.