Juventus’ Federico Chiesa has now been linked with a move to Manchester United.

After mixed displays last season, the forward has impressed at the start of the current campaign, managing four goals and an assist from six games. His deal expires in 2025 and the Serie A side seem to be working to tie him down to a new contract. take a look at the interest from Manchester United when discussing his contract situation.

The Italy international currently earns €5m per year and the report states the Old Lady want to extend his deal until 2026 with the same salary, with a view to negotiating another deal after this season.

A summit could take place between Juve and the 25-year-old’s agent, Fali Ramadani, in the next few weeks, and this is mainly to fend off Manchester United and other clubs. relay claims from elsewhere that the Red Devils have identified Chiesa as a target to replace Jadon Sancho.

The outlet then give their own take on this case and state that Erik ten Hag’s side want the deal ‘as early as January’, even if the operation is difficult to carry out. It’s said Juve sporting director Cristiano Giuntoli would hardly accept a fee of less than €60m for Chiesa.

It feels like Manchester United are dragged into this saga to help the player earn a new deal, rather than there being genuine interest from the Premier League side.