Mino Raiola, the agent of Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba, is believed to have postponed talks over a contract renewal for the Frenchman till April 2022 to totally consider all choices.
Pogba has entered the ultimate 12 months of his present deal and has by no means dominated out the concept of signing an extension, however as he’s 28 years outdated, he sees this contract as maybe the ultimate huge one in every of his profession and he’s reluctant to rule something out at this stage.
Whereas Barcelona will not be anticipated to pursue the participant, Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain are preserving a detailed eye on the scenario within the hope of touchdown Pogba on a free switch. Their possibilities of doing so have been boosted by claims from AS that Raiola has shelved contract talks till April.
Pogba recently stated he’s nonetheless glad at United, however he and Raiola don’t have any intention of speeding a call and wish to make certain they totally perceive the soccer panorama earlier than they signal a contract which might successfully finish his possibilities of sealing a giant transfer elsewhere – 90min revealed again in July that the Frenchman desires to judge the entire choices out there to him.
For Pogba, being a part of a aggressive squad is maybe an important factor, and whereas there may be an acceptance that United are transferring in the best course, latest outcomes have hardly strengthened the concept the Crimson Devils are Premier League title contenders.
To complicate issues, Pogba’s match within the workforce has typically been a bit of awkward. He doesn’t begin each sport in midfield, has usually been utilised on the left wing and is claimed to be involved that fixed minutes in a central position will not be a assure underneath Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
With all that in thoughts, Pogba seems set to delay talks till effectively into the brand new 12 months, by which level any suitors will probably be free to make concrete contact over a free switch.
Actual and PSG plan to achieve out, whereas different suitors similar to Juventus could drive their manner into the race ought to Pogba proceed to inch nearer to the exit door at Outdated Trafford.
The report stresses United’s dedication to persuade Pogba to re-sign, however quite a lot of their argument will come all the way down to what the workforce do on the pitch and whether or not the midfielder might be genuinely satisfied that trophies are attainable at Outdated Trafford.