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After Di Maria, Man Utd now throw everything at Vidal deal

Manchester United are ready to throw everything at prising Arturo Vidal away from Juventus. The Mirror says United will follow up their purchase of Angel Di Maria by moving for Juventus midfielder Vidal.

The Red Devils are desperate to strengthen further before the deadline by bringing in another one or two top-class players and Louis van Gaal has asked executive vice chairman Ed Woodward to secure a deal for the Chilean.

Any move for the 27-year-old is, however, made more complex by the issues with his knee that have previously put United off bidding Juve's asking price.

Manchester United's stance has been all summer that they have not officially spoken to Juventus but with the transfer window six days from closing, they are yet to bring in the desired reinforcements.

United are wary of the fact that the box-to-box man was forced to carry on playing after first damaging his knee. They also harbour concerns over the rushed operation to get him fit for the World Cup - where he couldn't complete a game.

To accommodate this, Woodward is expected to pursue a structured deal for Vidal, set up to heavily rely on incentives and appearances.

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