Paul Pogba’s team-mates at Manchester United ‘are desperate to stay with him and would be DAMNED if he left Old Trafford this summer’ … as speculation continues over a possible return to Juventus for the Frenchman
- Paul Pogba’s contract with Manchester United expires at the end of next season
- The 28-year-old has been linked to a move by Officer Mino Raiola
- Left continue to suggest the Frenchman could return to Juventus in Italy
- The Sun claims such a move would devastate Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s squad
According to reports, Paul Pogba would break the hearts of his Manchester United team-mates if he decides to leave Old Trafford this summer.
The 28-year-old will enter the final 12 months of his deal in June and has repeatedly been linked with former club Juventus.
The Frenchman’s agent Mino Raiola has previously linked the midfielder to a move, and was allowed to leave Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side this summer. Claiming The Sun that would devastate other members of the squad.
Paul Pogba would reportedly devastate his Man United teammates if he left this summer
The Sun claims that Pogba is still one of the most popular members of the Old Trafford team
The report adds, despite his uncomfortable relationship with the Old Trafford faithful due to the constant ties away, he remains a hugely popular figure in the locker room.
A source said The sunPaul may be viewed with suspicion by many fans because his agent is courting other clubs, but there is no doubt where the players stand next to him.
They recognize that he is one of the stars of the team and he is just as desperate as they are that the club will be successful again.
He is loved by all his teammates and no one wants him to leave. But they also understand that if a player is unhappy it usually leads to his departure.
His agent Mino Raiola said in December that his time at Manchester United was up
“They all hope he starts at Old Trafford next season.”
The report comes more than a week after claims in Italy that the World Cup winner will almost certainly leave United this summer.
Tuttosport revealed that there will be a ‘divorce for everyone at the end of the season’ and it will be up to agent Raiola, rather than Pogba or United, what is happening for the midfielder now.
Pogba was returned to Old Trafford for a record £ 89 million in 2016, but has failed to live up to the high expectations after his arrival.
The Frenchman made the move from Manchester to Turin as an academy star in 2012, before returning four years later.
Pogba has been repeatedly linked with a move to former club Juventus this summer
Last December, super agent Raiola said: ‘I can say it’s over for Paul Pogba at Manchester United.
‘There’s no point in ignoring it. Better to speak honestly, look to the future and not waste time blaming people: Paul is unhappy at Manchester United, he can no longer express himself as he wants or in the way expected of him .
‘He has to change teams, he has to change environments. He has a contract that expires in a year and a half, in the summer of 2022, but I think the best solution would be if he leaves in the next transfer window. ‘
However, Solskjaer hinted in February that Pogba could indeed sign a new deal, saying, “ We have a good open dialogue with Paul, so what we’re talking about and how we see that situation persists between us.
Pogba’s deal expires next summer, but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has hinted at a new deal
‘I am just happy that he is focused and plays really well. He is happy inside and that is important: you can see Paul himself enjoying football with a red shirt on.
‘Our conversations will of course remain private. But Paul, for example, is a Manchester United player through and through. He’s been here in two spells. He came as a kid, he learned about the history of the club, the passion of the club.
“He wants to do the best for United when he’s here and I think we’ve seen that – that he really cares about his team and he’s trying to be as successful as everyone else.”