Man Utd to rescue troubled South American as senior stars ask Barcelona to sell disruptive midfielder - football

Man Utd to rescue troubled South American as senior stars ask Barcelona to sell disruptive midfielder



Manchester United could offer Arturo Vidal the chance to get his career back on track at Old Trafford after reports in Spain suggested senior Barcelona players had urged the club to sell the Chilean.
The Chile midfielder, 31, moved to the Nou Camp from Bayern Munich on a three-year deal over summer – but has started just twice for the LaLiga giants so far.
He has yet to last a full 90 minutes and admitted last week on social media to being ?irritated? by the situation.
And after speaking out once again to outline his anger at a lack of game-time, reports in Spain claims senior Barca stars have now urged the club to sell on the midfielder, citing his disruptive influence as the main factor.
According to Don Balon, Lionel Messi, Gerard Pique, Philippe Coutinho and Luis Suarez all have reservations over him not fitting in with the culture at the club and apparently now want him offloaded when the transfer window reopens once again. That has predictably led to suggestions that United will be offered the chance to sign a player that Jose Mourinho has long been linked with since taking charge at Old Trafford.
The club tracked him over the summer prior to his move to Barca and it’s suggested the club could now move him on if they receive back the ?19m fee they paid Bayern for him from United.
Mourinho appears to have prioritised strengthening his central defence first and foremost in January, with a Serbia defender due to be watched by the United boss this week.
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