By Gilbert Alasa.
Manchester United midfielder, Ander Herrera, is on the verge of an exit from Old Trafford, following reported interest from Italian champions Juventus. The Serie A champions have been keeping a close watch on the midfielder in recent weeks with a view to making a January bid, according to reports in Italy.
The Serie A champions are on the lookout for a creative midfielder this month and may submit an offer for Herrera should their pursuit of Borussia Dortmund’s Ilkay Gundogan turn cold.
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Juve manager Massimiliano Allegri was accompanied by director Beppe Marotta at Old Trafford for United’s clash with Chelsea last month. Herrera is a fan favourite at Old Trafford but has yet to cement a place in United’s starting XI with Louis van Gaal regularly chopping and changing his midfield.
The Spaniard has made just nine league starts for United this term, although he did spend a month on the side-line through injury. But with United’s place in next season’s Champions League under threat, Herrera could be tempted by a move to Italy in this month’s window