Manchester United superstar midfielder Paul Pogba has already intimated to his teammates his desire to leave the club in the summer with substantial interest from Real Madrid.
Although Ole Gunnar Solskjaer allayed any fears that the French World Cup winner would leave in the summer, French outlet L’equipe reports, via get French Football News, that Paul Pogba has made his mind up otherwise.
The report states that Manchester United’s loss in form under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer of late and the uncertainty whether they will finish in the Champions League spots has forced the midfielder to seriously contemplate his future with the club.
Real Madrid’s allure, especially with Zinedine Zidane at the helm, is reportedly strong for the star, who wants to play under the French legend.
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PSG is also capable of offering Pogba the type of financial package he would be looking for and also challenge for the Champions League year after year, something that the midfielder cannot envisage Manchester United doing.
However FFP restrictions are said to hamstring any potential move the French club may make for him, leaving Real Madrid as the only real option for him in the summer.
Manchester United, for their part, are reportedly willing to listen to offers for him as well, as he only has 2 years on his contract left. They rather sell him now and make up for their outlay than wait another year and allow his price tag to diminish.
FOX Sports Asia probability rating: 4/5; Paul Pogba has been agitating for a move for a while now and it may be better for the team that he does leave.