Paul Pogba ‘phone calls Maurizio Sarri to urge the new Juventus boss to sign him’ from Manchester United
- Paul Pogba could leave Manchester United this summer after re-joining in 2016
- The United midfielder revealed this week he was ‘looking for a new challenge’
- Pogba has failed to shine at Old Trafford following his £89m move from Juventus
Paul Pogba has phone-called Juventus manager Maurizio Sarri in a plea to sign him from Manchester United, according to reports.
The 26-year-old United midfielder could be on his way out of Old Trafford this summer after revealing this week he was ‘looking for a new challenge’.
And according to Italian publication Tuttosport, Pogba – who signed for United from Juventus in a then world-record £89million fee in 2016 – has reached out to Sarri.
French midfielder Paul Pogba could be on his way out of Manchester United this summer
The report suggests Pogba is ‘desperate’ to seal a return to Turin and called the new Juventus manager to urge him to push a deal through.
Despite Pogba revealing his intentions recently, United expect the World Cup winning star to travel on their pre-season tour.
The Red Devils are insistent Pogba is not for sale and would look for a huge £150million fee if they were to allow him to leave.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer takes his side to Australia on July 8 for a game against Perth Glory the following Saturday before trips to China and Singapore.
Pogba reportedly made a phone call to persuade Maurizio Sarri to sign him for Juventus
They are planning for Pogba to take part in the tour even with a move potentially on the cards.
‘We’ll travel to Perth with the full first-team squad,’ Solskjaer said on Wednesday.
‘Everyone should be available to be picked, hopefully they’re fit when they come back so the first team are going to be there.’
Pogba has failed to find his best form since signing for United from Juventus in an £89m deal