have announced Adrien Rabiot has signed a one-year contract extension, Paris Saint Germain PSG Drakt with Manchester United for the second successive summer.
The 28-year-old midfielder but doubts remained over his future due to his existing deal expiring at the end of this month.
Rabiot contract situation had , but he has now agreed a short term extension.
Juventus confirmed Rabiot’s one-year contract extension, with the new deal expiring on June 30 in 2024.
Rabiot scored eight goals in 32 Serie A appearances from midfield last season, representing his best haul for the club.
Adrien Rabiot has signed a one-year contract extension to remain at Juventus next season
His renewal will be a blow to Man United boss Erik ten Hag as he seeks midfield reinforcements
Rabiot enjoyed an impressive season for Juventus despite the club’s on and off pitch issues
The midfielder finished as Juventus’ second top scorer amid their challenging season on and off the field of play.
Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri had made the renewal of Rabiot’s contract as a priority this summer.
Allegri reportedly revers Rabiot’s athletic ability, with the midfielder central to Juventus’ press.
Man United had wanted to sign Rabiot last summer, with talks taking place with his mother and representative Veronique, who is known as a formidable negotiator.
Their football director last year but returned empty-handed, with personal terms not agreed after Juventus accepted a £14m bid.
United had reignited their interest with the lack of a transfer fee for Rabiot making a deal an attractive option, with their summer budget cut to £120m because of Financial Fair Play considerations.
Strengthening midfield is a priority for Ten Hag this summer. United have and have
Rabiot could have provided an alternative, or additional option for the Red Devils, given midfielders Fred, Donny van de Beek and Scott McTominay are all on the ‘for sale’ list this summer.
The Frenchman had previously spoken of a desire to play in the Premier League, but will now stay for another season in Serie A.