DARMIAN IN DEMANDJuventus are lining up a move for Manchester United right-back Matteo Darmian in January, according to reports in Italy.
Darmian has lost his place as United’s first-choice right-back to Antonio Valencia following the arrival of Jose Mourinho and has failed to play a single minute of football this term.
As reported in Sunday’s Paper Talk, United are hoping to sign Monaco’s Fabinho in January, which would see Darmian fall further down the pecking order at Old Trafford.
And Tuttosport suggest the former Torino defender, 26, could return to Turin with a move to Serie A champions Juventus, who want to bolster their full-back options.
After joining the Red Devils last summer, the Italy international went on to make 39 appearances in his debut campaign, but failed to fully convince.
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