Juventus “have reached an agreement to sign Paul Pogba on a four-year deal”, with the French midfielder returning on a free transfer six years after his sale to Manchester United for a then world-record £89million
- Juventus have reportedly reached an agreement to sign Paul Pogba on a free transfer
- The former Manchester United star is expected to sign his new contract in Turin
- The France international is said to have signed a four-year deal
Juventus have reportedly achieved one Agreement to sign France midfielder Paul Pogba a free transfer.
The former Manchester United star is expected in Turin on Saturday for a medical and the official signing of his contract.
The 2018 world champions are said to have agreed a four-year deal with the Serie A giants ahead of their much-anticipated return to Italy.
Juventus have reportedly reached an agreement to sign France midfielder Paul Pogba
The 2018 world champion is said to have signed a four-year deal with the Serie A giants
The move to Juventus would mean a return to a club where Pogba spent four years before returning to United for £89million in 2016. Sky Sports reports that a deal has been agreed between both parties.
Pogba, who left United to join Juventus in 2012 – also on a fee – was to be the homecoming savior when the Premier League side paid a then-world-record fee for his services.
But his six seasons at the Northwest have been marred by injuries and inconsistencies, leading fans and pundits to question his efforts and determination.
The midfielder’s six seasons at United have been marred by injuries and inconsistencies
The 91-cap international has scored 39 goals in 226 appearances in all competitions but only managed double-digit league goals once, 13 in 2018-19 – a total he has scored twice in his last two seasons at Juventus.
However, during this time he impressed for France, helping Didier Deschamps’ France win the 2018 World Cup with several excellent performances. He often failed to transfer this form to his club team.
Pogba won just one Europa League and League Cup title during his time at the club and will no doubt look to continue lifting silver at the same pace as he did previously at Juventus.
The 29-year-old has won four Scudettos in four years and also won two Coppa Italias and two Italian Supercups during his previous stint with The Old Lady.
Pogba, 29, won four Serie A titles in four seasons at Juventus from 2013 to 2016
Ahead of his second exit, Pogba has angered United supporters for perhaps the last time after clips of his new documentary were released earlier this month.
A segment of the documentary shows Pogba and his late agent discussing a £300,000-a-week contract offer from the Red Devils, which he described as “nothing”.
“How can you tell a player you really want him and not offer him anything?” he said. ‘I’ve never seen that before.’
United fans were stunned by the footage, branding Pogba a “greedy egomaniac” and even more welcoming of his departure at the end of the month.
sports mail As previously revealed, Pogba United cost almost £1m a game during his six years at Old Trafford and will pocket a £3.78m loyalty bonus if he moves on again.