Bologna sporting director Marco di Vaio has stated that Marko Arnautovic is ‘priceless’ for the Rossoblu, despite interest from Manchester United.
While United’s first offer was rejected by Bologna, the Red Devils are looking to make another offer for the forward. And Ahead of Bologna’s Coppa Italia opener against Cosenza, Di Vaio spoke to Italia 1 (via TMW) about Arnautovic’s future.
The club’s sporting director stated that the Austrian is ‘priceless’ for Sinisa Mihajlovic’s project and the club is ‘proud’ of the fact that United are interested.
He stated: “It’s not a question of money, he is priceless for what he represents for us. We want to move forward with him because we are convinced that he can do better and help us grow. He is always the first in training to push the others, he has no market value.”
Di Vaio further told the outlet: “It is not easy to play in the transfer market, there is a lot of talk, our will is to keep Marko. Sartori, the president and Fenucci said so: he is at the center of our project.
“This interest makes us proud. Above all, because it is an idea born from Sabatini and carried out by the club to realize a dream that was to bring him here after two or three years in China: it was a bet that we won. He responded on the pitch and we want to move forward. with him. Our will is not to sell, but to strengthen the team to have an important season. “
It has been suggested that Arnautovic would be interested and fascinated by the idea of moving to United and would like to return to England as well. He is said to have previously made his desire clear to the Rossoblu.
The striker arrived at the club last summer and has impressed upfront, also having attracted interest from Juventus.