Paul Pogba: Manchester United man reportedly tells Old Trafford team-mates he wants to leave
Paul Pogba has reportedly told team-mates he wants to leave Manchester United this summer.
The Frenchman, 26, moved back to Old Trafford in the summer of 2016 from Juventus for a club record fee of £89million.
However, he’s struggled to fully showcase his best form at Old Trafford and clashed with former United manager Jose Mourinho on numerous occasions.
The World Cup winner benefited hugely from United’s decision to replace Mourinho with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as the midfielder played a pivotal role in a record-breaking run of form which helped the Red Devils climb their way back into top four contention.
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But Pogba and United’s form has suffered another slump recently and both player and club have been heavily criticised for their 3-0 and 4-0 defeats at Barcelona and Everton respectively last week.
According to L’Equipe, Pogba has confided in a few of his closest friends in the Old Trafford dressing room where he’s outlined his intention to engineer a move to Real Madrid in the summer.
Pogba is keen to link up with French football legend Zinedine Zidane, who is in charge of Los Blancos for the second time in his managerial career.
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“I know him personally, he is a truly different player,” said Zidane last month.
“Few players can bring as much as he can.
“He is one of the midfielders who knows how to defend, who knows how to attack. He knows how to do it all. I like this player a lot, that is not new.’
Pogba has two years left on his contract and looks no closer to signing a new deal so United would prefer to sell him in the summer in the hope they can receive around £130m for him.
Source: SportsLatest TS