Lionel Messi’s highly-anticipated transfer to Paris Saint-Germain is more likely to end in Paul Pogba staying at Manchester United.
Pogba, 28, has lower than a 12 months remaining on his present Outdated Trafford deal and the French giants have been closely linked with the midfielder all summer season.
Nevertheless, Messi’s shock exit from Barcelona as a free agent has modified their plans.
In accordance with Le Parisien, Pogba continues to be eager on a transfer to his homeland and PSG would have beloved to signal him, however they’re now totally centered on Messi – whose arrival in Paris could possibly be introduced on Tuesday.
Manchester United reportedly remained agency of their reluctance to promote, refusing to open talks – and it’s understood the Purple Devils would’ve demanded £63million.
Whereas PSG have secured plenty of high-profile free signings this summer season, Messi and co. will include enormous wage calls for in addition to quite a few different charges, and Pogba has now develop into too costly for the Ligue 1 membership.
Nonetheless, with Sergio Ramos, Gianluigi Donnarumma, Georginio Wijnaldum – all on free transfers – and Achraf Hakimi previous Messi’s imminent arrival, it seems to be set to be one of many best switch home windows of all time for PSG.
French soccer skilled Julien Laurens instructed talkSPORT: “If Messi comes, they win the switch window. Not simply this one, however all switch home windows within the historical past of switch home windows.
“It’s unbeatable, unplayable, by no means seen earlier than, by no means seen once more.
“Messi, Ramos, Hakimi, Donnarumma and Wijnaldum in the identical switch window – 4 of these 5 on a free. It might be unbelievable.”
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