Manchester United fans have gone frenzy after the release of a commercial. Paul Pogba teamed up with United’s long-term transfer target Jadon Sancho for the new Pepsi commercial. For the first time ever the duo came together and one can see how the two get along kicking the ball.
Pogba has hinted over a possible transfer move for Jadon Sancho after collaborating with Borussia Dortmund winger in a commercial. The Pepsi advertisement was created to promote their new campaign for the #PepsiChallenge.
Even after months of speculations and negotiations. The duo couldn’t happen to end in the same team in real after Premier League giants failed to sign Jadon Sancho in August. However, the Pepsi commercial has brought the two most coveted players in the same team. Pogba has sent the supporters into a meltdown after teasing them over the club’s pursuit for Jadon Sancho.
Why Sancho deal couldn’t materialize?
The Premier League giants were strongly keen to sign the winger in the last summer. However, the German outfit refused to settle for anything less than £108 million. That’s the asking price for Sancho. Thus United call off their interest in the winger during the summer.
Manchester United boss Ole Gunner Solskjaer was the favorite to land Sancho after prioritizing a move for him. But the asking price forced the London club to settle for Edinson Cavani after the pandemic disturbed the budget of all the clubs around the world.
The upcoming window is going to be hectic for Solskjaer as he has several decisions to make regarding new transfers. One such is Paul Pogba’s long-term future with the club. The Frenchman has less than 18 months in his current deal to run out at Old Trafford.
Pogba was also hinted to make a move away from the club in August after going through a poor season with the Red Devils. The midfielder was sidelined for most of the games due to his injuries and poor form. Moreover offers from Real Madrid and Barcelona also suggested the end of his career at Old Trafford.
In December, Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola confirmed that the midfielder isn’t happy with the life at United and is looking for a move away from the club at the end of this season. On the contrary, Pogba has insisted that he is happy with his United journey. Since December Pogba has regained his fantastic form. But is yet to clarify his future. He has also insisted that he will make the decision regarding his future at the end of the campaign.
Pogba gives a transfer message:
Though the situation can navigate in any direction but United fans haven’t given up hopes for Pogba’s future. Moreover, the exciting message posted by the midfielder himself on social media is taken as a suggestion that Pogba could extend his contract at Old Trafford. The post even reignited the hopes that the move
Number of fans took to social media to respond to Paul Pogba’s post where he joking captioned in the Pepsi commercial. He writes “Finally on the same team @Sanchooo10”.
United fans along with Jadon Sancho were devastated after the move to Old Trafford failed to materialize. The club is known to revisit their interest in Sancho’s deal. According to the Express, Borussia Dortmund have slashed the transfer price to £88m for the winger as they look forward to preparing for his departure in the summer.
Now that the new deal for Sancho is £20m cheaper than his asking price. According to Bild, United will be able to sign him in the summer.