Paul Pogba friend Adnan Januzaj thinks that the Frenchman should continue in United.
The one uncertainty that has been disturbing Manchester United fans is Paul Pogba’s stance at the club. The Frenchman has just another year to him contract and has a lot of clubs on his tail. Pogba has also not made a proper stance either. Hence, raising doubts regarding his future.
But Pogba’s longtime buddy, Adnan Januzaj believes he will continue at Old Trafford. The duo became friends during their time together at the academy period. Ever since the stars have been close friends. Hence, the former United man is supporting the fact that Pogba will stay for longer than expected.
“I think Paul is staying, I am still very, very close with Paul.”Januzaj told Het Nieuwsblad.
There have been interests from Real Madrid and Juventus among others. Juventus are keen to bring back their former midfield ace. Zidane has also been thinking about the idea of signing the midfield superstar. But there have not been any official reports yet. So maybe the Frenchman will continue at Old Trafford like his buddy claims.
Pogba will make his first appearance of 2020 next week.
Paul Pogba has been out with injury since September. The Frenchman is likely to make his first appearance against Tottenham in the post lockdown game. This has brought a flare among the fans as they are keen on seeing Pogba and Bruno together in the field.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was also keen on forming a partnership between Fernandes and Pogba. But Pogba has been out even before the arrival of the Portuguese. Hence, they were not able to work out the duo’s play. But the lockdown period has given him ample time to recover. Hence, we may see them make a touch or two together.
Pogba did hint on an Exit
Though Pogba’s buddy insists that the Frenchman will stay. The midfield ace did hint on an exit a while back. The Frenchman did state that he was looking for a ‘new challenge’. This did lead to the Red Devil supporters to think he was leaving the club. There were also multiple interests from a hoard of elite clubs.
But the Frenchman did not give a proper idea about his future. Hence, there was uncertainty regarding his future. Leading to Ole’s search for better options in the market. Though MEN Sports claim United are cool with Pogba’s stance. They have been eyeing some midfielders on the market. Their first priority target Jack Grealish is also a midfielder who they wish to be a partner for Bruno.
There has been multiple interests for the Frenchman.
Though there are many clubs showing interest in the Frenchman. Real Madrid and Juventus have been the title competitors. Both the clubs have been longtime admirers of Pogba. And have been keeping close tabs since his hinting on an exit.
Juventus were thought to be the most likely destination for him. Pogba was at top form at Juventus before he made a return to United. Zinedine Zidane has also been an admirer of his. Hence, they have been keen on making a move for the midfielder.
Pogba’s future is also so far uncertain. But he will make his first appearance of this season soon. If he chooses to stay United will be more than happy to extend his contract. Even if the clubs are not ready to extend a deal due to his massive price tag. United have the option to extend one more year to his contract, as per a clause in his agreement.