PAUL POGBA will start the season with Manchester United but could still move to Paris Saint-Germain this summer, according to reports.
The World Cup winner has been heavily linked with a move to the French giants but is likely to feature in United’s Premier League opener against Leeds before any transfer takes place.Paul Pogba will start the season with Man Utd but could still leave for PSG before the transfer window shuts[/caption]
Pogba, 28, has just 11 months left on his Old Trafford contract.
And although he hasn’t officially rejected United’s extension offer, the Frenchman will take his time before deciding where his future lies, according to the Telegraph.
Pogba will reportedly make a decision before the European transfer window shuts next month but will be available for selection when United host Leeds on August 14.
He arrived at the facility by taxi with supporters waiting to catch a glimpse of the star.
After a tumultuous Euro 2020 with France, which saw them crash out of Euro 2020 at the hands of Switzerland in the last 16, it was thought Pogba was heading for a United exit.
Bookmakers Sky Bet were so sure of Pogba’s imminent exit as they priced the Ligue 1 outfit at 5/4 to clinch his signature before the transfer window closes.
‘TALKS ARE ONGOING’
It had been reported Pogba, who scored and set-up three goals in 26 games for the Red Devils in the Premier League last season, had turned down a huge new £350,000-a-week contract from the club.
SunSport revealed the France international’s agent Mino Raiola had even discussed personal terms with PSG in July.
But despite all the speculation surrounding Pogba’s future, United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is adamant he’s staying put.
The 48-year-old Norwegian has insisted contract talks between the club and their record £89million signing are still on-going.
When asked about the versatile ace’s future after United’s shock 4-2 friendly defeat to QPR, Solskjaer was upbeat.
He said: “The talks are ongoing between Paul’s representatives and our representatives.
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“All the dialogue I’ve had with Paul is he’s looking forward to the season.”
Solskjaer’s hopes of keeping Pogba have been given a boost by United’s signing of Jadon Sancho and Raphel Varane.
The Frenchman is said to be excited by the ambitious swoop for the pair and is considering keeping his options open until 2022.
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