Rumours Has it: Pogba prefers Juve, Pochettino may leave Tottenham

Tansfer Rumours: Manchester United star Paul Pogba would prefer a return to Juventus over a move to Real Madrid, while Pochettino might be on his way out.

Midfielder Paul Pogba, 26, was linked with a Manchester United departure during the close season but ended up staying at Old Trafford.   -  Getty Images

Paul Pogba has decided where he wants his next move to be, while Mauricio Pochettino is nearing a Tottenham Hotspur exit.

Pogba, 26, was linked with a Manchester United departure during the close season but ended up staying at Old Trafford.

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However, the France midfielder's future remains a talking point.

TOP STORY – POGBA PREFERS JUVENTUS RETURN OVER MADRID MOVE

Pogba would prefer to return to Juventus but would not say no to Real Madrid, according to Tuttosport.

The Serie A champion and La Liga giant are the two clubs most heavily linked with a move for Pogba – who is contracted until 2021 – during the close season.

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A potential Juve deal for Pogba could see Mario Mandzukic head to Manchester United, the report says.

ROUND-UP

- Pochettino has held "crisis talks" with Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy as he nears an exit, according to The Telegraph. Spurs has struggled this season and sits 14th in the Premier League table through 12 games.

- While Mandzukic is wanted by United, Borussia Dortmund is ready to compete for the striker, according to Kicker. Mandzukic starred during two seasons with Bayern Munich before leaving the Bundesliga in 2014.

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- Spain has offered Luis Enrique a chance to lead the nation at Euro 2020, according to AS. The Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) have called a news conference for Tuesday, with Luis Enrique reportedly set to replace Robert Moreno at the helm.

- Manchester United is preparing to try to sign both Borussia Dortmund's Jadon Sancho and RB Salzburg's Erling Haaland in January, according to Goal. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is set to try and strengthen his squad with United nine points adrift of the top four in the Premier League.

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- Chelsea attacker Willian and Napoli midfielder Fabian Ruiz have slowed contract talks with their respective clubs amid interest from Barcelona, according to Mundo Deportivo. Willian is out of contract at season's end, while Fabian's deal runs until 2023.

- Manchester City is considering making a move for RB Leipzig defender Dayot Upamecano, according to the Mirror. The Premier League champion lost Aymeric Laporte to a knee injury in September and may look to strengthen, although the Frenchman is expected to be back in early 2020.

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