Manchester United’s French midfielder Paul Pogba (R) embraces Manchester United’s Belgian-born Brazilian midfielder Andreas Pereira after the UEFA Champions League group H football match between Young Boys and Manchester United at The Stade de Suisse in Bern on September 19, 2018. / AFP PHOTO
Manchester (UK) – Manchester United’s Paul Pogba is ready to leave the English Premier League (EPL) side in the summer with a transfer “in the process”, the French midfielder’s agent Mino Raiola says.
Pogba, who moved to Manchester United from Juventus in 2016 for a then-world record fee of 89.3 million pounds, has produced inconsistent displays.
This was however in spite of scoring 31 goals in 142 appearances in all competitions.
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“Everyone within the club from the manager to the owner knows Paul’s wishes,” Raiola told the Times newspaper.
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“Everyone knows the willingness of Paul to move on. We’re in the process of that. Everyone knows what the feelings of Paul are.”
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British media has linked the 26-year-old World Cup winner with a move to Real Madrid, where he will link up with coach Zinedine Zidane, or a return to former club Juventus.
Pogba had suggested last month in Tokyo that now “could be a good time to have a new challenge somewhere else”.
He is currently in New York this week on a promotional tour, with Manchester United’s squad set to fly out to Australia shortly for a series of pre-season games.
The games begin next week.
Raiola did not confirm if Pogba would make the trip.
“I can’t tell you anything. I live day by day,” he added.
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