Real Madrid reportedly plan to sell three stars to fund a move from Manchester United star Paul Pogba. Los Blancos have long been admirers of the Frenchman and want to take advantage of his current financial situation at Manchester United.
Corresponding Diario AS, Real Madrid stand ready to part ways with Gareth Bale, Isco and Marcelo in order to raise funds to sign Paul Pogba of Manchester United. The trio is one of the club’s top earners. Your possible departures from the Santiago Bernabeu would reduce Real Madrid’s annual wages by a gigantic 76 million euros.
Former Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane was determined to bring Paul Pogba to the Spanish capital last season. His successor Carlo Ancelotti is also considered a great fan of the French. The Italian’s return has rekindled the club’s interest in the Manchester United star.
Pogba has only one year remaining with Manchester United. He reportedly turned down the option to renew his contract with the club this summer. Pogba got off to an incredible start to the 2020-21 Premier League season when he provided four assists in Manchester United’s 5-1 win over Leeds United on the opening day of the season.
Manchester United have become a real contender for the Premier League title this season. This is mainly due to the additions of Jadon Sancho and Raphael Varane from Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid this summer.
The two big transfers, in turn, have led many fans and pundits to believe that Paul Pogba will stay at Old Trafford to be part of a Manchester United side that could win trophies in the near future. The Red Devils were reportedly open to selling Pogba this summer if they received an offer on the order of € 50 million.
Manchester United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is determined to keep the Frenchman and persuade him to extend his contract with the club.
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Real Madrid will be looking to sign some high profile free agents next summer, including Paul Pogba. from Manchester United
Real Madrid have waived major signings in the last three transfer windows due to their poor financial situation. Instead, the club has focused on selling fringe players and some of the club’s high earning players to raise funds and reduce their financial burden.
The possible departures of Bale, Isco and Marcelo will allow Real Madrid to pursue players like Kylian Mbappe, Eduardo Camavinga, Niklas Sule and Paul Pogba next summer. All of the above players have a remaining term of one year with their respective clubs. They will be free agents in the summer of 2022 if they don’t sign renewals with their clubs.