Anyone who questions the immense value Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba provides for a team needs to merely see the epic cross he made to Olivier Giroud in a recent friendly for France. Suffice it to say, Pogba’s potential is through the roof and the richest clubs in the world want a piece of him (though preferably the whole thing). That includes Real Madrid, who even coming off Champions League glory are by no means ready to give up their pursuit of the French superstar.
According to the Daily Mail, Real Madrid president Florentino Perez made it clear that he thinks highly of the 23-year-old Pogba and will do whatever is possible to keep the already stout Los Blancos midfield as strong as it can be.
‘Pogba is a great player, but in midfield we have six great players, so I would not want to discuss speculation,’ Perez said in an interview with Marca.
‘While he excites me, it is difficult to reach agreements if there are no termination clauses (in a player’s contract).
‘If a player such as him is available, we may go for him, but would have to reach an agreement.
‘It is very difficult to bring someone (in). I’ll talk to (manager Zinedine) Zidane. Our obligation is to be much better every year. He will decide if we can get someone better than we have.’
Pogba has won four straight Serie A titles with Juventus and led the Italian league in assist this past year – all while tying a career-best in goals scored.
Chelsea and Manchester United, along with Barcelona, have all been linked with a move for the Juventus ace.
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