Barcelona chief in Italy to run rule over signing of Juventus star Paul Pogba

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Barcelona sporting director Ariedo Braida was in attendance for Juventus’ game against Lazio in the Coppa Italia final this week as the club step up their interest in signing midfielder Paul Pogba.

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The Catalan giants are one of many big admirers of the talented French international, who is widely regarded as the best young player in the world at the moment.

The 22-year-old has risen to stardom after leaving Manchester United earlier in his career, becoming a key player for Juve and winning three Serie A titles in a row for the club.

However, he could now be a top target for Barca as Mundo Deportivo report that Braida has been in Italy to run the rule over the possible signing, whilst also watching Brazilian forward Felipe Anderson, who lined up for opponents Lazio and who has impressed other top European sides with some excellent form in Serie A this season.

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