On the verge of officially registering the signing of Lionel Messi, PSG also wants to convince Paul Pogba to join Mauricio Pochettino‘s team this season. However, the Parisian leaders have just made a strong decision for the Manchester United midfielder.
Mercato PSG : The track Paul Pogba finally abandoned?
With one year left on his contract, Paul Pogba refuses to extend his contract at Manchester United. In search of an additional midfielder, Paris Saint-Germain has begun discussions with the agent of the 28-year-old French international. Leonardo and Mino Raiola have even reached a contractual agreement according to several local and foreign sources. Only, The Athletic reveals this Sunday that the 2018 world champion will not finally come to PSG this summer. The British media explains that the opportunity Lionel Messi has squarely made the Parisian leaders change their plans regarding the Red Devils player.
A pre-agreement negotiated with Paul Pogba in January?
Indeed, Le Parisien confirms that Paul Pogba will not leave Manchester United for PSG. Close to signing Lionel Messi, the vice-champion of France wants to wait until next summer to get the former Juventus player for free. Especially also that the board of the English club refuses to negotiate with Leonardo for his number 6. Paul Pogba should therefore honor his last year of contract without extending. In this case, PSG would have already planned to sign a pre-agreement to the native of Lagny-sur-Marne from next winter in order to arrive free at the end of the season.
Unless Manchester United, who demanded 75 million euros to release the player this summer, manages to convince him to sign a new lease. As a reminder, PSG has not made an official offer to the Red Devils for the recruitment of the protected of Ole Gunnar Solskjær, the Mancunian coach, who moreover declared recently that “Paul has returned (from the Euro), he is fit and he is still as positive as my discussions with him.”