No deal yet… Man United officials in Italy to thrash out world-record transfer

Manchester United officials are in Italy as they attempt to push through a world-record breaking deal for Juventus’ Paul Pogba, according to reports from ESPN.

The Red Devils have been heavily linked with the 23-year-old Frenchman during the past few weeks, and speculation over the course of the past 24 hours has suggested that an agreement has been reached between the parties involved.

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The fee in question would make Pogba the most expensive player in the history of the game, but reports claim that these rumours may be a little premature, with Man United officials still in Italy as they attempt to seal the deal.

The Red Devils’ executive vice-chairman, Ed Woodward, has not travelled with the club to China for the pre-season tour, and it’s understood that a delegation of senior officials are working on a move to lure the Juve man to Old Trafford.

The Old Lady have already rebuffed an opening £87m, plus £13m in add-ons, offer from Man United, but an improved bid is expected when talks resume.

Pogba’s agent, Mino Raiola took to Twitter earlier today to dismiss suggestions that a deal has been struck.

“There is no deal done regarding Paul Pogba, lots of bla bla bla.”

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Paul Pogba

 


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