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Mercato | Mercato – Real Madrid: PSG, Juventus… Why the Pogba soap opera is dragging on

Foot – Mercato – Real Madrid

Posted on Oct 16th, 2020 @ 7:30 pm by Th.B.

Paul Pogba is a longtime Zinedine Zidane track. However, with Manchester United reportedly activated the clause allowing the club to keep him until June 2022, Pogba’s move to Casa Blanca would be more complicated. Especially since the Red Devils would have made an XXL decision.

Will go, won’t go? The seasons follow one another and are the same for Paul Pogba. Paul Pogba, who had barely played during the previous exercise due to physical concerns and the interruption of competitions due to Covid-19, was announced again on his departure. Due to the financial crisis and Manchester United’s reluctance to put their star on a discount, the French world champions have re-established themselves for a fifth season at Old Trafford, the last of his current contract until June 2021. in which there is an option for another year. Real Madrid and Juventus are said to continue to target Pogba as part of a possible transfer in the next summer transfer window. Still, they have to be more than convincing when Mino Raiola announced last August that Manchester United intended to renew Pogba’s contract. This Friday, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer went one step further and made sure that his number 6 is in the Manchester United squad for the next two seasons. What can be assumed that the Red Devils would have taken a first step towards a concrete expansion …

Manchester United would have enabled the option …

In the past few hours, it became known by several English media outlets, including The Guardian and The Manchester Evening News, that Manchester United had decided to activate the clause in Paul Pogba’s contract that allowed the Mancunian club to keep him for one more season . , that’s now until June 2022. If Real Madrid and Juventus want to get their hands on the French, they have to do it by transfer. Indeed, Manchester United have no plans to release him from contract and the Red Devils’ position on the matter is unlikely to change anytime soon.

… and prepare an internal defense

Fabrizio Romano, a journalist with The Guardian for Sky Sport, made a big point in the Paul Pogba file on his Instagram account. In fact, according to the information he has collected, Paul Pogba should not have the opportunity to leave the club as a free agent in the future. Regardless of his contractual situation, the French would be sold before the Red Devils failed. If Real Madrid, Juventus or even PSG tried to recruit him it would be on Manchester United terms. A new arm wrestling would therefore be announced while the Red Devils would count down another card. The will of the Mancunian leaders would always be to open talks with the Pogba clan in order to find a common basis for a contract extension. Negotiations have not actually started yet, but although this issue is likely to be very sensitive for Manchester United, the club will try everything for everything, according to Fabrizio Romano.

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