Juventus chief responds to Paul Pogba transfer rumours amid Manchester United struggles

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Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici has responded to the recent Paul Pogba transfer speculation linking the Manchester United midfielder with a move back to his old club.

A recent claim made by Tuttosport, with translation from the Daily Mail, claimed Pogba was keen on a move back to the Italian giants, whom he left for United in the summer of 2016.

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Since then, the France international’s form has taken a significant dip as he’s looked nowhere near the player who dominated Serie A for much of his time in the Premier League.

It would not be a big surprise to see Pogba move on as Sky News footage yesterday caught a glimpse of what looks to be a deteriorating relationship with manager Jose Mourinho.

However, other big clubs have also been linked with the 25-year-old, with the Daily Mirror mentioning Barcelona as among those chasing him, with the Red Devils also said to be keen to offload him.

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Paul Pogba has been linked with a return to Juventus after his struggles at Manchester United

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Paratici, however, seemed to play down any talk of Pogba moving back to Juve, with Calciomercato quoting his answer in a press conference.

‘He’s a Manchester United player, as long as that’s the case, it is better not to talk about other players,’ Paratici said when asked about the Pogba transfer talk.

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