Transfer Balls: Manchester United’s Paul Pogba Dreams Of Arsenal, Wants Chelsea, Hunted By Liverpool But Moves To Manchester City
TRANSFER Balls: Is Paul Pogba heading to Manchester City. The Times says City are weighing up a move for the former Manchester United player, now with Juventus.
And he’s heading to the Etihad. Well, maybe:
Pogba, 21, has established himself as one of the top young players in Europe since leaving Manchester United for Turin two years ago and City are understood to have identified him as one of a number of possible midfield targets.
Ross Barkley is another option being considered by City, who inquired in June about the prospect of signing the Everton and England midfielder, only to be quoted a £50 million fee.
But Pogba’s the star turn:
City view Pogba as a potential long-term replacement for Yaya Touré, who will be 32 by the end of the season, at which point he will have two years left on his contract.
Reports in Italy have suggested that Juventus are in talks with Pogba to extend his contract.
But what about other clubs?
United had been quoted a fee of about £60 million during inquiries about the possibility of re-signing Pogba while David Moyes was the manager at Old Trafford.
It’s a litle non-specific.
But, then, when the newspaper are definite they are often utterly wrong. This was the Star:
And, of course, there’s the Express, which told us Pogba was heading to Chelsea:
Oh, and the player prefers a move to Arsenal, says the Mirror:
And the Liveprool Echo told is readers that Pogba was heading to Liverpool:
Brendan Rodgers is ready to make a marquee signing for Liverpool FC after selling Luis Suarez, according to the Daily Mirror . Rodgers is happy to keep spending and wants to add a world class player to his midfield, with Juventus’ Arturo Vidal and Paul Pogba on his hitlist. He is also interested in Dortmund attacker Marco Reus.
Such are the facts…