Juve con­fi­dent of re-sign­ing Pogba

The Punch - - SPORTS -

Ju­ven­tus sports di­rec­tor Fabio Paratici is con­vinced he can bring Paul Pogba to Turin - and for an af­ford­able price. The Manch­ester United mid­fielder con­tin­ues to be linked with Real Madrid, with agent Mino Raiola con­firm­ing they at­tempted to en­gi­neer a move to Spain last sum­mer.

Tut­tosport says Paratici is pre­pared to com­pete for Pogba’s sig­na­ture - and con­fi­dent of re-sign­ing the French­man at the end of this sea­son.

Paratici be­lieves they can sign Pogba for €100m - with his con­tract now in­side it’s fi­nal 18 months - and con­fi­dent the player will push united from his end to get the deal done.

Pogba is cur­rently re­cov­er­ing from an an­kle op­er­a­tion and is ex­pected to still be a united player when the win­ter trans­fer win­dow shuts at the end of this month.

For their part, united’s board are ready to sell af­ter grow­ing fed-up with the an­tics of both Pogba and his agent over the past six months.

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