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Juventus set to battle Manchester United for Fabinho

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Juventus have reportedly set their sights on Fabinho, and are set to challenge Manchester United to the signature of the AS Monaco star

According to a report by Italian publication Calciomercato, Fabinho is being targeted by Juventus for a move next summer, with the Italian champions keen on reinforcing their midfield. Manchester United are also interested in signing the AS Monaco man, after tailing him in the summer as well.

Fabinho’s career has been on a constant upward trajectory since he joined AS Monaco from Rio Ave in 2013, initially on a loan deal before making the move permanent two years later. Since his move to Stade Louis II, the player has established himself as a mainstay in the first-team setup.

In particular, he has been quite impressive with his versatility – the Brazilian can play equally adeptly as a midfielder as well as a right-back – and his set-piece ability. And the 24-year-old was a vital cog for the principality club as they stormed to the Ligue 1 title last season.

Subsequently, Fabinho was linked with a number of suitors in the summer, with top clubs across Europe attempting to poach away all the stars of Monaco’s unprecedented success. In the end, the Brazilian stayed put as a move failed to materialise, but the current season has been a far cry from the highs of the last.

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