Tuesday, 14 August, 2018

Pogba's agent in Manchester to unlock Frenchman's move to Barcelona

Transfer news Transfer news Thibaut Courtois is on Real Madrid's radar this summer
Betsy Taylor | 08 August, 2018, 14:56

As per the Italian journalist, Barcelona had offered defender Yerry Mina, midfielder Andre Gomes, and a sum of €50m for the services of the star midfielder.

He has had a mixed spell at Old Trafford since returning, and his relationship with Mourinho has been brought into question.

Mourinho said in July that Pogba got better as the World Cup progressed because the stakes only got higher and higher, whereas the ups and downs of the club season caused him to lose focus.

Things have not come easy for Paul Pogba at Manchester United, and it appears to be taking its toll. Despite words of assurance of his future at Nou Camp from President Josep Maria, the 21-year-old might not be fully convinced, particularly after the entry of Malcom into the ranks of Valverde from Bordeaux earlier this summer for £35m.

But Manchester United did not pay any heed, as they want Pogba to lead their midfield this season.

United can still receive offers for players after Thursday, but will not be able to pursue targets to replace Pogba.


Some deals were completed on Tuesday, with Burnley signing former England number one Joe Hart and Derby striker Matej Vydra.

An impressive showing at the World Cup under Didier Deschamps raised more debate over his United form too. Mourinho has taken plenty of heat for not putting Pogba in a position to succeed at Manchester United, and some have even theorized that if things don't change, Woodward will be tasked with picking one or the other.

The Sun claims the former Juventus star - who joined United for a then world-record fee of £89 million in 2016 - has demanded the Premier League side increase his wages from £180,000 to £380,000 a week so he is paid nearly on a par with Chilean star Alexis Sanchez, otherwise he will leave.

Paul garnered the interest of some of Europe's top clubs such as Juventus due to his fine performances in France's World Cup win.

Although Pogba wanted to leave, he also did not intend to ever go to war with his club over it either.

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