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Man United turned down the chance to swap Paul Pogba for two Juventus players

There doesn’t appear to be too much doubt to the notion that Paul Pogba will soon leave Manchester United.

Whether it’s in the January window or next summer, recent statements from his agent, Mino Raiola, would appear to suggest that he wants out of Old Trafford.

It’s not the first time that the pair have made waves, but to this point, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had always backed his player.

Perhaps he’ll look back on that decision wistfully, particularly when you consider that Man United turned down the opportunity to swap him last summer for two Juventus players.

According to Calciomercato and cited by the Daily Star, both Miralem Pjanic and Douglas Costa were offered in exchange for the French World Cup winner, but as neither was apparently on Solskjaer’s shopping list, the deal was never close to completing.

Pogba’s value will have arguably gone down now too, as any potential buyers will know how desperate the player is to leave.

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