In the midst of the season of speculation it’s difficult to know who to trust when it comes to the latest transfer gossip.
This morning’s papers, in both their virtual and physical forms, have brought fresh news of a trio of Manchester United ‘targets’.
Thankfully the bottom-line obsessed bwin layers around to help us make some numerical sense of all the blarney, with their latest odds on the prospective deals.
The Chilean heartbeat of Juventus triple Scudetto-winning midfield appears to be tiptoeing closer to the brink of a move to Manchester United.
Italian website Tuttosport report that the Red Devils have a verbal agreement in place to sign Vidal for €60m.
The punting pendulum has followed suit and it’s now 9/20 that he’s plying his trade at Old Trafford come September 2, with the Turin club’s chances of holding on to him receding to a more modest 2/1 with bwin.
Meanwhile in France, Paris Saint-Germain have sparked further intrigue over the future of Edinson Cavani by replacing his mugshot with that of Yohan Cabaye in the poster for their new away kit.
Rumour mill mutterings over the Uruguayan’s Theatre of Dreams switch have been making headlines since January and United are a clear 7/4 second in the race for his John Hancock from 6/1 bronze-medallists Chelsea.
However, at present PSG remain 53/100 jollies to stable him come the close of the window.
Fiorentina are playing hardball over the Colombian winger, demanding £40m if he’s to be prised from their clutches.
The Italian club’s sporting director Daniele Prade told Sky Sports 24 that: “We have had no official bids for Cuadrado.
“However it would be very difficult to refuse an offer of €50m (£40m)”
Prade’s gambit has seen the odds of a post World Cup glamour move recede for Cuadrado, who is now 1/4 to remain in Florence, with Barcelona next in the running for his registration at 11/4 and United third-favourites at 6/1.