Paul Pogba ‘continues talks with Manchester United to extend contract with Red Devils eager to avoid losing Frenchman for free in January’
- Manchester United are reportedly still in talks with Paul Pogba over new deal
- The France star is in final year of contract and United want to avoid losing him
- United want to keep him at the club and talks over improved deal are ongoing
Manchester United are reportedly in ongoing talks with Paul Pogba over a new contract.
The France midfielder’s current deal expires next summer and will be eligible to sign a pre-contract agreement elsewhere in January if a new contract with United isn’t agreed.
With United keen to avoid losing Pogba for free for a second time, they are eager to extend at Old Trafford with talks ongoing, according to Sky Sports.
Manchester United are reportedly in ongoing talks with Paul Pogba over a new contract
Pogba’s future at United has been the subject of speculation for several years, with agent Mino Raiola suggesting the midfielder is ‘unhappy’ at the club and ‘needs a change of scenery’ amid interest from other clubs.
When asked about his future following France’s 2-2 draw with Portugal at Euro 2020 on Wednesday, Pogba said: ‘I’m not thinking about my future, I’m only focused on the Euros.’
The report indicates that while several clubs hold interest in the 28-year-old, no official bids have been made.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is eager to tie down the midfielder, whose contract expires next summer
Pogba has been one of the standout performers of Euro 2020 with France reaching last 16
It was reported earlier this week that United could offer Pogba a staggering £400,000-per-week deal to lure Pogba to stay at the club, which would make him the Premier League’s highest paid player.
Pogba joined the club as a youngster from Le Havre in 2009 but left for free before making a first-team appearance in 2012 when he joined Juventus and announced himself as a world star.
He won four straight Serie A titles in Italy and was one of Europe’s hottest properties when United re-signed him in 2016 for a then-world record fee.
United want to avoid losing Pogba for free again after he left for Juventus in 2012
The midfielder has been one of the standout performers of Euro 2020 so far, helping France to the round of 16 with some impressive displays at the heart of the French side.
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