Pogba holds out with the aim of transfer
The midfielder Manchester United contract expires in June of 2022 and he has so far rejected contract extension.
Moreover, with all the English club’s advances to persuade him to extend his current deal.
The Frenchman has long held an ambition to play for Los Blancos and the time might be near for it to finally happen – but not until next season, of course.
The message to his agent Mino Raiola, who also represents Erling Haaland, has been clear.
“I want to play for Real Madrid,” Pogba has told his representative.
It is a dream move which has come close to happening in the past, with Zinedine Zidane a big fan
but a combination of his wage demands and the transfer fees sought by Juventus and Manchester United made it impossible.
In the last few hours, since Cristiano Ronaldo returned to Old Trafford
Pogba has been linked with a return trip in the opposite direction, back to Turin.
However, the player’s camp have denied the possibility, with his intention being to hold out to wait and see what happens.
Despite injury problems, the 28-year-old played 42 games for Manchester United last season, scoring six goals and assisting nine.
His participation at Euro 2020 was shorter than hoped for, but he shone and his connection with Mbappe was clear to see.
Paul Pogba intends to follow the lead of his France teammate Kylian Mbappe by refusing to sign a new contract
However, multiple sources claimed with the aim of, one way or another, joining Real Madrid.