Previous
San Lorenzo
Auckland City
2
1
LIVE 108'
Game Details
AFC Bournemouth
Liverpool
1
3
FT
Game Details
Tottenham Hotspur
Newcastle United
4
0
FT
Game Details
Real Sociedad
Real Oviedo
1
0
LIVE HT
Leg 2Aggregate: 1 - 0
Game Details
AC Ajaccio
Paris Saint-Germain
1
3
LIVE 84'
Game Details
Borussia Dortmund
VfL Wolfsburg
2
2
FT
Game Details
Thailand
Malaysia
2
0
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
ES Setif
Western Sydney Wanderers
(5) 2
(4) 2
FT-Pens
Game Details
Next

Bayern hope to sign Odegaard

Transfers
Read

Ramos confident of new deal

Real Madrid
Read

Moyes watches Marchisio in Juve win

David Moyes was present to watch Juventus’ Claudio Marchisio as he continues to look to bolster Manchester United’s midfield.

Okwonga: Januzaj highlights weakness
Fiorentina continue Anderson talks

The Scot went to Sardinia along with first-team coach Jimmy Lumsden on Sunday to see the Italy international come off the bench and score as Juventus beat Cagliari 4-1.

Three other reported United targets featured in the game, with Chile international Arturo Vidal and France’s Paul Pogba -- who left United in 2012 -- both starting for Antonio Conte’s side as they recorded an 11th consecutive win in Serie A, and defender Davide Astori featuring for Cagliari.

However, Marchisio, 27, has been linked with United with increasing frequency in recent weeks and appears to be the most likely target, even if Moyes claimed he was simply on vacation.

He told Tuttosport: "I'm here on vacation, no special observations, no market operations."

Marchisio, who has had limited first-team football this season, is believed to be valued at around 20 million pounds, but it is thought to be unlikely that the Italian champions would sell this month.

Conte said after the game: "Claudio is important and he's been behaving professionally, even if he's been on the bench. He made us change gear when he came on for [Andrea] Pirlo, but Pirlo and [Gianluigi] Buffon are both champions and I'm delighted to have them too."

United brought in Marouane Fellaini to strengthen their midfield in the summer, but failed in attempts to bring in several other targets, including Cesc Fabregas, Thiago Alcantara, Daniele De Rossi, Sami Khedira and Ander Herrera. Since then, Moyes has also scouted Atletico Madrid’s Koke while United have reportedly watched Roma’s Kevin Strootman.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.