Juventus director on Manchester United-linked Paulo Dybala’s future

Dybala struggles for goals

Paulo Dybala joined Juventus in 2015 from Palermo for a fee in the region of £36 million.

Since then, the Argentine has gone on to make over 180 appearances for the Serie A giants.

The 25-year-old had a particularly impressive 2017/18 campaign, which saw him net 22 and assist five in 33 Serie A outings.

However, his 2018/19 season has been one to forget.

Dybala would play 30 Serie A games this past season, 15 of which came from the right wing.

This change to a wider role may well have come about due to the arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo.

After being pushed out wide, Dybala’s goal contributions declined rapidly, as he managed just five goals and six assists in 30 league outings.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND – APRIL 21: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Manager of Manchester United looks on during the Premier League match between Everton FC and Manchester United at Goodison Park on April 21, 2019 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Dybala & Manchester United

Maybe because of his declining form and position change, rumours began to circulate linking Dybala with a move to Manchester United.

Dybala is a technically-gifted deep-lying forward who would likely do well under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s counter-attacking style of play.

However, United fans shouldn’t be getting their hopes up about signing Dybala.

This is because Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici has recently given this update on Dybala’s future in Turin, labelling him a ‘very important player’:

“He is one of our players, we have great confidence in him.

 “The investment we made four years ago and the renewal of the contract is proof of this.

“Dybala is a Juventus player, a very important player for us.” As quoted by the Manchester Evening News.

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