Manchester United star Paul Pogba is in the final year of his contract. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images) Transfer News: Manchester United star Paul Pogba has made a decision to join Juventus on one condition According to Gazzetta dello Sport via Inside Futbol (h/t Manchester Evening News), Manchester United ace Paul Pogba has decided to join Juventus on the condition that they will be able to qualify for the Champions League.
Pogba had rejoined the Manchester club back in 2016 after he left the club in 2012 to join Juventus. He was bought for a world record fee of £89m at that time and has had a rocky tenure so far at Old Trafford.
Following the move, the Frenchman has made 49 assists and 38 goals in 219 appearances for United. However, he has not been consistent enough with the world-class quality for which he was purchased. This is a sharp contrast to his time for France national team, where he has excelled during this period.
Paul Pogba in training for the club at Carrington. (imago Images) The 28-year-old’s contract will expire next summer, and the Red Devils are in danger of losing him on a free. The English club would be incurring heavy losses through transfer fees and the wages paid for the player.
The midfielder is ready to take a wage cut for the move to Juve but with the hopes of playing in the Champions League. He is suggested to make the transfer next year when he will become a free agent. Pogba is currently out with an injury and will miss the action for up to ten weeks.
And since Mino Raiola is representing the French midfielder, contract negotiations would be a tough ask. The board and Raiola have a strained relationship due to previous encounters, which do not help in this situation.
Paul Pogba of Manchester United and Cristiano Ronaldo in the background during the warm-up before a UEFA Champions League match. (imago Images) More Manchester United News John Stones of Manchester City defends Manchester United captain Harry MaguireManchester United board have decided to sack Ole Gunnar Solskjaer if current form continuesTransfer News: Manchester United handed blow by Ajax ace Ryan Gravenberch who looks set to sign new contract Time will tell what lies in store for us in this long-standing saga between Pogba and the Glazers. Whatever the case may be, things have not turned out the way we hoped for when he was signed. A question against his quality is not feasible as his form for France paints a picture that he is world-class but when it comes to the Red Devils,