Juventus have told clubs interested in signing world-class midfielder Paul Pogba that he is all yours – ‘if you match our €100m price-tag…’
As the opening of the summer transfer window draws closer, it seems increasingly likely that the Serie A champions will sell their prized asset at the end of the season if their asking price is met.
Sky Sports report that Pogba himself has told Juve chiefs that he wants to leave the club in the summer, and bids from Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester City and Barcelona are expected – with the trio, apparently, having already made contract over a possible transfer.
However, the only club willing to meet the wanted €100m fee is PSG. Any offer from City and Barca would be more complicated, as the duo wouldn’t be able to offer such a figure, and would have to make up for the loss by including other players in the deal.
The report also claims that Spanish giants Real Madrid were interested in his signature, but have been put off by the colossal price-tag.
The France international made his return from injury on Saturday versus Cagliari – after spending two months on the sidelines – and is expected to start at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday night, as Juve look to book themselves a place in the Champions League final.