Rumour Has It: Solskjaer wants to sell Pogba to raise funds

Manchester United manager Solskjaer has reportedly been told he only has £100million and he wants to raise funds by offloading Pogba.

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has been linked with a return to Juventus and a blockbuster transfer to Real Madrid.   -  Getty Images

Paul Pogba appears set to be granted his move away from Manchester United.

Pogba has been linked with a return to Juventus and a blockbuster transfer to Real Madrid since revealing "it could be a good time for a new challenge".

And United may not stand in his way as the Red Devils look to rebuild in Manchester.


Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants Paul Pogba out of Old Trafford, according to the Daily Star.

Solskjaer has reportedly been told he only has £100million to spend after the Red Devils finished sixth in the Premier League last season.

And with reported targets Crystal Palace's Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Leicester City defender Harry Maguire set to cost in excess of £100m, selling £140m-rated Pogba to either Juventus or Real Madrid would provide some significant funds.

READ | Madrid? PSG? Juventus? Where could wantaway Pogba end up?


- Could Philippe Coutinho make a shock return to Liverpool? According to Le 10 Sport, the Barcelona attacker is in line for an Anfield comeback having failed to establish himself at Camp Nou since his £140million arrival in January 2018.

- Serie A champion Juventus has identified Tottenham full-back Kieran Trippier as a replacement for Manchester City target Joao Cancelo, according to SportItalia and La Gazzetta dello Sport.

- Wage demands are standing in the way of Neymar and his potential return to Barcelona from Paris Saint-Germain, according to Le 10 Sport.

- RMC claims Real Madrid has joined the race to sign Ajax captain Matthijs de LigtParis Saint-Germain, Barcelona and Manchester United are also interested in the 19-year-old defender.

READ | Rumour Has It: Real Madrid to offer EUR 130m and James or Bale for Neymar


- According to the MirrorManchester City is set to beat neighbour Manchester United to the signing of Leicester City centre-back Maguire. However, the Premier League champion is reluctant to pay £80m for the England international.

AC Milan has requested Isco and Dani Ceballos from Real Madrid, reports Marca. According to Sky Sport Italia, however, the Italian side is only likely to take Ceballos and striker Borja Mayoral on loan.

- Sky Sport Italia says Porto and Atalanta are the most likely destinations for legendary Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon. The 41-year-old is a free agent after leaving Paris Saint-Germain.

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