Juventus 'working' on a deal to re-sign Paul Pogba

Tanya Simon
June 12, 2019

Juventus will wait until a new head coach is appointed to discuss the possibility of an audacious attempt to re-sign Paul Pogba from Manchester United, says sporting director Fabio Paratici.

United have already allowed Ander Herrera - a player admired by Maradona - to leave for PSG on a free transfer and Maradona has also offered a candid assessment of midfielder Paul Pogba, blasting the Frenchman as work shy.

Maradona said this when he spoke about Manchester United in an interview with FourFourTwo. 'I know they sell lots of shirts around the world, but they need to win trophies, too.

Pogba's future under Ole Gunner Solskjaer has been a subject of much speculation this summer. "I can do that for them".

"Manchester United used to be my favourite English team for so long".

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The Red Devils have struggled to replace the legendary Sir Alex Ferguson since his retirement in 2013, with David Moyes, Louis van Gaal and Jose Mourinho all trying and failing. The Serie A champions are reported to have begun dialogue with the Red Devils over a deal for Pogba, who departed Turin to re-join United in August 2016 for a then world-record fee after winning four league titles and two Coppas Italia with Juve.

The World Cup victor is said to be frustrated by United's inability to compete for major honours and will seek an exit three years after returning to Manchester for a second spell.

"I played at Old Trafford [in the 1983/84 Cup Winners' Cup quarter-final]".

And Argentina icon Maradona believes he could lead United back to former glories if he were in charge. "What noise. It was like 'La Bombonera".

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