While PSG seems to have made Paul Pogba its top priority in order to strengthen its midfield, everything indicates that the club of the capital is in an ideal position in this case.
The arrival of Georginio Wijnaldum has obviously not satiated PSG in its project to strengthen its midfield. And in this perspective, a target is clearly identified for Paris, namely Paul Pogba. With one year left on his contract at Manchester United, the French international could indeed leave the British club during this summer transfer window.
Therefore, Leonardo has a clear opportunity to recruit him, and he would have already taken action in this regard by contacting Mino Raiola to find a contractual agreement for his client. According to Canal Supporters this week, this has progressed well, as the two parties are very close to reaching an agreement.
Paul Pogba wants to come, Manchester United is open to a sale
However, for the time being, the press is unanimous on one point: PSG and Manchester United are not yet in contact, and no Parisian offer has yet arrived on the desks of the Red Devils who have long hoped to extend Paul Pogba. But it will not be long.
Indeed, according to information revealed by Sky Sports this Friday, optimism about an extension of the former Juventus player would have disappeared insofar as the first exchanges have clearly not been fruitful.
Thus, Manchester United could resolve to sell its player as announced by ESPN journalist Mark Odgen: “Manchester United would like Paul Pogba to stay, that’s the public position, but behind the scenes, I was told that the club does not expect him to sign a new contract. For its part, the Telegraph says that the Red Devils are waiting for an offer from Paris, and this could arrive very soon now.
And apparently, this Parisian offer would already be found. According to the Telegraph, PSG estimate that €50 million will be enough to dislodge Paul Pogba from Manchester United. It remains to be seen whether the two clubs will be on the same wavelength.
And if this happens, the outcome of the case could not be long according to FootMercato. Indeed, Paul Pogba is now waiting for an agreement between PSG and his current club, and he will accept the offer of the Parisian club once the common ground has been found between the two teams as he would be very willing to join the French capital.
We’ll have to follow the situation in the next few days, but with the player’s agreement and an opening for a sale on the Manchester United side, everything indicates that Leonardo now has a boulevard in the Paul Pogba file.