Arturo Vidal
Vidal looking to wear the legendary number 7 shirt at UnitedReuters

Arturo Vidal moved a step closer to completing his move to Manchester United following reports that he successfully passed a medical at Old Trafford.

Speculations on the Chilean's switch to Manchester United have been going on and off this summer, despite Juventus insisting that they are not interested in selling Vidal.

However, according to latest reports, the Old Lady have finally accepted defeat in their attempts to keep the 27-year-old in Italy, after United made a massive £47 million bid for Vidal.

Now according to the Metro, Vidal, who is believed to have been offered a four-year deal worth £120,000-a-week at Manchester United, has reportedly completed his medical at Old Trafford.

It is believed that Vidal is set to don the Manchester United's legendary no. 7 shirt, worn by the likes of some great players including David Beckham, Cristiano Ronaldo, George Best and Eric Cantona.

Meanwhile, Dutch defender Stefan De Vrij, who recently completed his move from Feyenoord to  Lazio on undisclosed terms, revealed that Manchester United never showed any interest in signing him.

Earlier, it was thought that the Red Devils were keen on signing the Dutch centre-back following the departures of Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic to Queens Park Rangers and Inter Milan respectively.

De Vrij, who was very impressive as Holland finished third in the 2014 World Cup, was also believed to be interested in teaming up with his international coach Louis van Gaal.

However, despite admitting he received offers from a number of clubs, De Vrij insists Manchester United showed no interest in securing his signature.

"Several clubs contacted me [after the 2014 World Cup], I don't think it's fair to say the names. I can say that Manchester United were not one of them," De Vrij told Sky News

Still the the Dutch centre-back says that he is happy to join Lazio, who, according to him, were the only club interested in him before the 2014 World Cup.

"Lazio were the only club that showed a real interest in me before the World Cup. I am very happy to be here in a big club and in a big city," he added. "After the World Cup, I evaluated other options but I received the best feelings from Lazio."

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