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Ian Wright claims Paulo Dybala forced Manchester United to pull out of signing him

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Juventus attacker Paulo Dybala looks on
Dybala stayed at Juventus (Picture: Getty Images)

believes forced Manchester United to pull out of the race to signal him, via making purposefully exorbitant calls for.

The 25-year-old Argentine held talks with the Red Devils over the summer time – in a deal that may have observed Romelu Lukaku sign up for the Italian giants – however they in the end withdrew from negotiations.

United chiefs weren’t satisfied that Dybala in reality sought after to play for the membership and pulled the plug on a deal, with Lukaku in the end becoming a member of Juventus’ Serie A opponents Inter Milan.

While United fanatics could have been disenchanted to omit out on any such high-profile signing, Arsenal legend Wright is sure that the transfer would were a crisis and thinks Dybala – who additionally held talks with Tottenham Hotspur – sabotaged negotiations to steer clear of creating a transfer to the Premier League outfit.

‘I think Manchester United would never have a problem attracting people once they want them,’ he advised BBC 5 Live.

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Arsenal legend Ian Wright watches a match
Ian Wright gave his ideas on negotiations (Picture: Soccrates/Getty Images)

‘I think Paulo Dybala didn’t need to come right here and the call for used to be simply to be sure that he didn’t need to come right here.

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‘I don’t see Paulo Dybala as being the fellow at Man United.

‘Getting Paulo Dybala in a makeweight thing for Lukaku, I’m no longer certain, I don’t assume he would’ve been excellent at United.

‘I think he asked for that kind of money simply because he knew he wouldn’t get it.’

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