Paul Pogba’s agent, Mino Raiola has told Manchester United that the midfielder wants to leave the club this summer.
The Frenchman has struggled to convince United manager since rejoining the club from Juventus for £89million in 2016.
But the midfielder showed his class in the just concluded World Cup in Russia, helping France to lift the trophy.
Spanish newspaper, Marca reports that Pogba’s representative, Raiola told senior figures at Old Trafford that his client wants to leave.
According to the newspaper, Raiola has been looking for a new club for Pogba for over a month, but his potential price tag is complicating matters.
Pogba reportedly believes Juventus now have the “most attractive project” in Europe as evidenced by their purchase of Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid
Marca reports that the 25-year-old feels leaving Old Trafford is “the best thing for his future.”
Juventus are currently unlikely to be able to afford Pogba and will have to offload some of their star players to fund a deal for the midfielder.
News of Pogba’s desire to leave will add further disruption to United and manager Mourinho’s preparations for the new season.