United is on the verge of losing Paul Pogba in the summer. The talented midfielder is out of contract at the end of the season, with the player not willing to sign a new contract at Old Trafford amid growing animosity between him and the fans.
Pogba’s representatives have already started talks with a few clubs across Europe, including Real Madrid, over a potential Bosman move in the summer, reports Sky Sports. Along with Los Blancos, Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus are also involved in the chase, while the midfielder hasn’t ruled out a prolonged stay in the Premier League by joining a direct rival.
Real Madrid’s interest in Pogba dates back quite some time, as the Frenchman has always tickled the fancy of the club’s hierarchy.
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But that hasn’t deterred the Real Madrid bosses, who rate the midfielder highly due to his technical prowess and experience at the highest level of football.
During his time in England and France, Pogba has racked up a total of over 400 appearances while winning almost 100 caps for the French national team.
Real Madrid believes Pogba can be an ideal replacement for Luka Modric and Toni Kroos in the years to come, though, at 29, the Frenchman himself isn’t getting any younger. Signing Pogba could be a tricky operation, knowing the Manchester United midfielder might hold out for a lucrative contract given his skill and experience.
Since he is available on a free transfer, the player may also demand a significant signing bonus, which could make things further complicated for a Real Madrid side looking to rope in Kylian Mbappe and Erling Haaland, a