Italian Serie A champions Juventus have expressed their interest in Manchester United right-back Matteo Darmian and are willing to offer €15m for him in the summer after a proposed loan move till then according to media reports in Italy.
Darmian, 26, could be offered an escape route back to Italy as he is reportedly unhappy with life at Old Trafford despite making a bright start to his Manchester United career after his move from Italian side Torino in the summer.
He has however struggled to replicate those early season form due to the combination of injuries and rotation on the part of United’s Dutchman Louis Van Gaal.
Reports in Italy also claim Juventus sporting director Beppe Marotta will fly to Manchester to initiate talks concerning Darmian as they hope to capitalise on his situation at Old Trafford. It remains to be seen whether Louis Van Gaal would be willing to let him leave considering United’s limited options in the defensive areas due to injuries to key players such as Marcos Rojo, Luke Shaw and Antonio Valencia.