After signing Eric Bailly, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Zlatan Ibrahimovic, during his first press conference Jose Mourinho confirmed his next transfer will be in midfield and, before his press conference, “The Special One” said that he wants to make a transfer that will make every United fan jump from their seats.
And it seems Mourinho’s target is Paul Pogba. The French star who left Manchester United to join Juve for free when Sir Alex was in charge of Manchester United is now a target for the team from Old Trafford. And if you believe L’Equipe, as reported by Metro, then the deal is all but done as Mourinho feels so sure and since he is the one in charge, he should know.
Reports claim that Paul Pogba and United have reached an agreement on personal terms, but the main problem is with the team from Torino. The ‘Old Lady’ want a large amount of money and the talks between them and United are still ongoing. Another reason for Mourinho’s confidence in landing this transfer target is Mino Raiola, who is an old friend of Mourinho and Pogba’s agent. Nevertheless, the agreement is yet to be agreed.
Pogba is still on holiday, after being part of the French team in the European Championship. Therefore, the negotiations are going slower than expected but, according to the media all across the globe, the deal is imminent and this transfer is going to happen.
United will do well to get this deal done, as if it drags on and on and they end up not getting him, it will annoy the fans. Additionally, failure to sign the Frenchman would affect Manchester United’s chances of winning the league next season, especially if the deal continues to drag on and other players the Red Devils could target end up elsewhere.