Manchester United are preparing to sell Paul Pogba after the midfielder rejected a new contract
Paul Pogba may leave Manchester United this summer after turning down a new £50m contract at the club.
PSG are willing to pay £45m for Pogba, who has one year left on his current contract with United, but have turned down a £350,000-a-week deal offer.
United wanted to tie Pogba, 28, to a new long-term deal and were willing to offer a massive pay increase over his current £250,000-a-week deal.
But France’s World Cup winner and his agent Mino Raiola turned down the offer in a bid to force a move to Paris St Germain and a new challenge elsewhere.
Faced with this scenario, United are not ready to allow Pogba to terminate his contract next season and leave next summer as a free agent.
But United are also not ready to let Pogba go on the cheap and are only willing to penalize his sale if his £50m valuation is met.
The 28-year-old made 199 appearances in his second spell with United and scored 38 goals.
After a disappointing end to the season, with United losing on penalties to Villarreal in the Europa League final, Pogba shone with France at Euro 2020.
Pogba’s impressive level, despite France’s last 16 exits for Switzerland, has boosted his chances of a move this summer, with PSG in a prime position.
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