All three of Italy’s major sport dailies
lead on Juventus star Paul Pogba
leaving the club for Manchester United
as the transfer saga of the summer
intensifies.

Pogba, who left United for nothing in
2012, remains heavily linked with a
return to his former club as part of
Jose Mourinho’s Old Trafford
revolution. In order to do that, the club
will have to make a new world record
bid for the France international.
A delegation from United, headed by
executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward,
are meeting with Juventus directors
Giuseppe Marotta and Fabricio Paratici
and Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola on
Wednesday, according to The
Guardian , to discuss the move of the
summer.
Should Pogba join the club, he will
become the third player represented by
the influential super-agent Raiola to
move to the red half of Manchester this
summer, following the arrivals of
Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Henrikh
Mkhitaryan.
La Gazzetta dello Sport suggest Pogba
has already made his decision. Their
headline shouts: “Pogba has decided:
Dear Juve, let me go,” adding he
already has an agreement in principle
with United worth €12m (£10m, $13m)
a season.
Tuttosport carries the same story:
“Raiola brings the Man Utd offer to
Juve”, their headlines reads. They also
add the Frenchman has asked to leave,
but claim he has been offered a
staggering €20m a season.
Corriere dello Sport have also joined in,
insisting Pogba wants to return to
United to work under Mourinho,
claiming the deal will cost the Premier
League club will offer €125m to get the
deal done.
Real Madrid’s reported interest in
Pogba has posed a threat to United’s
hopes of bringing the player back to
Manchester. However, Zinedine Zidane
says he is happy with his current
options at the Bernabeu, playing down
talk of a move for his fellow
Frenchman.
“I like Pogba. At the moment, he’s a
Juventus player. I’m happy with the
squad I have and it’s difficult to
improve it,” Goal.com quoted Zidane
as saying .
Speculation over the midfielder’s move
intensified when Juventus omitted the
23-year-old from their squad for the
pre-season International Champions
Cup campaign.
His omission appears routine however,
with 10 other players who featured in
Euro 2016 also being left at home for
the trip to Australia, where the
Bianconeri take on Melbourne City and
Tottenham Hotspur.

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