Pogba’s agent confirms seven clubs want to sign Juve star

Paul Pogba is likely to stay at Juventus despite interest from seven cubs, according to his agent.

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Paul Pogba could be sold to Manchester City "in a heartbeat" but is likely to stay at Juventus, according to his agent Mino Raiola.

Goal& understands that Chelsea and Manchester City are leading the race for the Frenchman’s signature, with the player keen on a return to the Premier League.

His agent Mino Raiola proclaimed that a 100 million euros [$108m] bid would be needed to prise Pogba away from Turin, but added that his client is likely to see out his current deal – which expires in 2019.

"We made a pact with Juve: Paul doesn’t have to leave," representative Mino Raiola told Tuttosport.

"I spoke to president Andrea Agnelli, directors Pavel Nedved, Beppe Marotta and Fabio Paratici, so they all agree. The club doesn’t need the money.

"He is wanted by seven clubs and that is certain, because they all told me so. The ones that can afford him are Real Madrid, Barcelona, PSG, Bayern Munich, Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea.

"If I just whistled, I’d sell Pogba tomorrow to PSG or City in a heartbeat. But Paul did not tell me to find him another club. As of today, it’s 99 per cent [Pogba will stay at Juventus].

"Juve agree with our approach, which is that they will only sell if Paul asks to leave and there’s a suitable offer. Of course, it could become one per cent, it depends on the market."

DIZZYING SWING

Pogba joined Juventus in 2012 after struggling to break into the first team at United and has since transformed into one of the most sought after players in the world.

Raiola added: "Real wanted him 18 months ago, but I didn’t like Madrid’s attitude. Juve asked for about 50m euros and Real told me it was a ridiculous sum. Even Carlo Ancelotti told me that and he adores Pogba. 

"I don’t have to sell him, though. I advised Paul to only leave Juve if he finds a club that desperately wants him. Right now it’s easier to remain in Turin than to leave. Juve are the side with the advantage."

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