Manchester United’s Paul Pogba stance after Frenchman’s public exit declaration
Manchester United will take a tough line with Paul Pogba after he went public in his attempt to force his way out of Old Trafford.
Pogba has rocked United by declaring he wants to leave the club for a second time because he “wants a new challenge”.
United are not simply prepared to wave goodbye to their star midfielder, who cost a then-world record £89million in 2016, and are determined to resist letting him go.
This could put him beyond the reach of both Real and Juve and the Spanish giants have just paid £88million for Eden Hazard in a deal, which could ultimately be worth close to £150million.
United know this and their hardline stance is a message to Pogba that the French World Cup winner cannot dictate terms to them.
The two sides are on collision course and Pogba believes he can pressure United into selling him.
He used a promotional tour of Japan to go public with his desire to leave and turn up the heat on United…….read more
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