Old Trafford side draw up big money offer for former midfielder.
Man United boss Louis van Gaal is ready to put out all the stops in pursuit of Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba with the Old Trafford manager ready to send chief executive Ed Woodward to Turin with an offer the Premier League side will hope is too good to ignore.
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Sir Alex Ferguson failed to keep hold of Pogba during his time in charge of Man United, the French international leaving for Italy for a nominal fee when his contract demands were turned down flat by the club, but now van Gaal hopes to lure the 21 year old back to the English top tier.
Pogba has matured into arguably one of the hottest young talents in world football, playing a pivotal role in back to back Serie A triumphs and becoming a regular in Didier Deschamps national team set-up, and Louis van Gaal will look to welcome the starlet back to form the back-bone of his midfield.
Man United are ready to offer £30m plus the services of Spaniard Juan Mata and loaned out striker Javier Hernandez, two players who are known to be Juventus targets.
The bid will be registered next summer and is one that will be require Man United to have secured a Champions League berth for 2015/16 to have any chance of success.
Indeed if Juventus have once again failed to make a significant impact in Europe’s premier club tournament then that too will aid Man United’s advances.
Pogba 103 appearances for Juventus since moving to the Italian side back in August 2012, netting 15 goals in the process.
During his previous spell at Man United the Parisian native managed just 67 minutes of Premier League action and one would imagine the loss of Pogba is one that Sir Alex Ferguson may well regret given his rise to prominence in recent seasons.