Manchester United may be forced to sell Paul Pogba for as little as £ 43 million this summer so that they do not lose the transfer fee if they decide to lose the contract and leave as a volunteer next year.
Pogba has entered the final 12 months of the long-term deal he signed when he returned to United as the most expensive player ever in the summer of 2016. But if he does not sign a new deal, the Old Trafford club is vulnerable to losing him for nothing. for the second time.
90 minutes revealed earlier this month that United officials have approached Pogba’s camp to discuss a new contract and agent Mino Raiola has met with the club. However, the hierarchy is fragmented over how to proceed, with some wanting the player to sign new terms to prevent him from leaving for free and others concerned is a potential deal of £ 400,000 a week too much.
There has also been speculation that Pogba is happy to drop his existing contract to give himself more options for the next and perhaps most important step in his career.
Pogba has signed a contract with Man Utd 2022 / Paul Ellis – Pool / Getty Images
In that regard, those like Real Madrid and Juventus, of whom the last 90 minutes can confirm, would be keen for coach Massimiliano Allegri to return, would be more likely to take action if Pogba became a free agent due to existing financial constraints. .
Paris Saint-Germain is the second European giant now linked to a Pogba strategy. The Daily Mail suggests that Raiola is already in talks with PSG over personal terms and that the French club believe they could persuade United to accept an offer of just £ 43 million (€ 50 million) under the circumstances.
But still the only discussions are said to have been between PSG and Raiola, without any contact between the clubs. A report from the Manchester Evening News has also made it clear.
Mino Raiola is believed to have been in contact with PSG already / Stefano Guidi / Getty Images
A report on the subject this week from L’Equipe stated that the contact between Raiola and PSG’s sports director Leonardo has been going on for “weeks”, but player sales at the Parc des Princes may only be needed to finance the proposed € 50 million bid.
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