Published: Wed, June 19, 2019
Sport | By Ruben Hill

Manchester United confident of agreeing deal for 32-goal star

Manchester United confident of agreeing deal for 32-goal star

It's even suggested Pogba's comments may have been too much, too soon, because Florentino Perez is clear there's no point in going to war with big clubs these days, he feels the market has changed and so his approach has done the same.

According to the same article, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer sees the 26-year-old midfielder as a key part of his plans for next season at the club. Barcelona and Real Madrid.

But United insiders are confident they will win the race for the 24-year-old's signature despite interest from their Premier League rivals.

Get the latest sports news updates. Right now it is anyone's guess, but at this stage it would be more of a surprise if he hangs around.

Manchester United's determination to keep Paul Pogba means they would willing to offer the unsettled midfielder £500,000 per week to stay at the club, the Daily Mail reports.

Manchester United should demand transfer fees of over £100 million and find a replacement for Pogba, while also strengthening other areas of the pitch.

And with Romelu Lukaku also wanting out, and No.1 goalkeeper David De Gea out of contract next summer and yet to sign a contract extension, the disillusionment of United fans is justified.

He had spent four years with the Italian club after being sold to them by United for just under $3m in 2012.

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Of course, executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward could change the mood by delivering some high-profile signings within the next fortnight and give downcast United fans fresh hope ahead of the new season.

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