Manchester United make move for Juventus star Adrian Rabiot

Adrien Rabiot is on Manchester United's radar

Manchester United make move for Juventus star Adrian Rabiot

Stephen Oladehinde 17:18 - 15.05.2023

Manchester United are looking to bring a long-term target Adrien Rabiot to Old Trafford this summer after many attempts to sign the Juventus midfielder last summer.

Adrien Rabiot will be out of contract with Juventus at the end of the season and United are already making a move to sign the Frenchman.

Ten Hag is eager to add new players to his squad ahead of next season, and he has reportedly identified the combative midfielder as a priority target.

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United looking to finalise deal

According to French media L'Equipe, United are now working to finalise a deal for the 28-year-old player who will become a free agent at the end of the season.

In an effort to get a jump on other prospective suitors who might try to hijack a deal, the Manchester United manager reportedly spoke with Rabiot.

United failed in their move for Rabiot and Frenkie de Jong last summer, leaving Casemiro and Christian Eriksen as the only midfield recruits. They will be hoping they can get their man this time without any obstacles.

The French superstar has 11 goals in all competitions for the Italian powerhouses this season, which is his best in Serie A.

Adrian Rabiot in action for Juventus
Adrian Rabiot in action for Juventus

Rabiot express his desire to play in the Premier League

Rabiot admitted that he believes the English top division is a good fit for his skills while speaking about his desire to play in the Premier League at the World Cup in Qatar.

During an interview at the World Cup, Rabiot said, “I don't have a favourite team, there isn't really a club where I would necessarily like to play.

“It is above all the league and its level that attracts me. I also think that the way of playing there matches my qualities more.”

As it stands, Rabiot’s desire to play in the Premier League has been handed to him by United who are looking to sign him in the summer.