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Barcelona manager keen to make €50m contract rebel final summer signing before Pogba transfer raid from Man Utd

Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde is reportedly keen to seal the transfer of Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot before a future deal for Manchester United star Paul Pogba.

The France international is said to be refusing offers of a new contract as he holds out for a move to the Nou Camp, which could cost Barcelona €50million, according to Don Balon.

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Rabiot has long been one of the finest young midfielders in the game, and arguably an underrated member of this PSG side.

The French giants could do well not to lose this big talent to Barca, but it seems Valverde is eager to partner him with Pogba in the future, according to Don Balon.

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The Telegraph are among the sources to strongly link Pogba, 25, as a top target for the Catalan giants in upcoming transfer windows.

With Andres Iniesta and Paulinho leaving Barcelona this summer, it makes sense that the club are seeking to do something of a major rebuilding job in midfield.

Pogba and Rabiot could be superb additions to go alongside summer signing Arturo Vidal.

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