Arsenal have confirmed the signing of Martin Odegaard from Real Madrid on a permanent transfer for an announced fee of just under € 40million. The Norwegian midfielder had previously been loaned to Arsenal midway through the 2020-21 season. Now reports suggest Real Madrid will look to use the funds they received from Odegaard’s transfer to take a step for Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba.
Pogba has been linked with a move away from Old Trafford this season. With less than a year on his current contract, PSG, Real Madrid and even their rivals Liverpool are reportedly trying to persuade the French star to take a step. According to a report from the Daily Cannon, Los Blancos are looking to use the funds made available to sing Pogba on a free transfer next season, and his agent Mino Raiola are determined to bring him to the Bernabeu. Madrid see Pogba as a “silent replacement” for Luka Modric.
“Pogba will stay at United for this season,” says Ole
According to Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, he will remain at the club for this season.
“Yes, I expect Paul to be here on September 1st,” the United boss told reporters ahead of their Premier League clash against Southhampton. “If you have a five-year contract or a one-year contract when you sign for Manchester United, you have to meet the challenge of performing at a constant level.”
“I’m not at all worried that the length of a player’s contract will affect the level of their motivation and inspiration. You want to play well for your team, your teammates, yourself, your family, every time you What I expect is that the attitude and approach to every game will be the right. That we have the same goal, the right goal, the right professionalism and, with that, I don’t. have no worries about Paul.
Pogba transfer rumors
After Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) make several high profile signings as Lionel Messi this summer, they are also looking to sign Pogba in the summer 2022 transfer window on a free transfer. The French midfielder has only one year left on his current contract at Old Trafford and has yet to agree on a new deal. According to reports, PSG are ready to offer Pogba a whopping £ 510,000 a week salary. Pogba was also reportedly offered to Liverpool by agent Mino Raiola. According to Le10 Sport, Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola has approached Liverpool to inform them that the 2018 World Cup winner is available to sign this summer.