Journalist Mike McGrath has recently delivered an update about the situation of Manchester United star Paul Pogba.
McGrath appeared on the latest video of the Stretford Paddock YouTube channel and one topic of discussion was the future of Pogba at Old Trafford. The journalist stated that the Frenchman will have conversations about his future soon.
Pogba was recently quizzed about a potential move to Paris Saint-Germain by French national team members Kingsley Coman and Presnel Kimpembe. The midfielder was quick to say ‘no’ to the question. The former Juventus man has also been linked with a return to Turin.
Will Pogba leave this summer?
McGrath spoke about Pogba’s future and stated that Pogba will know about his situation soon enough and that he has a feeling the midfielder will stay beyond this season.
He said: “I think he will start next season. From what I get told by big clubs and big players, there’s normally an indication of where it’s going to go.
“So this summer, there will be a conversation. He’ll know that he’s either going to run this down or he’s going to get a new contract. I’ve got a feeling he’ll stay – that’s not based on anything, but my own feeling that a big player like that would be very difficult for Manchester United to let go on a free transfer after making him the Premier League’s most expensive purchase.
“I think that they’d look to sign him for longer because of the asset that he is.”
TIF Thoughts on Pogba…
Pogba’s current deal at United runs out in the summer of 2022, which suggests that moving him on this summer would present the club’s last chance of earning a big fee from his sale. But there has been no talk of any offers for him this summer.
It leaves United in a dilemma, as his wage demands for the new deal reportedly stand at £500,000 per week.
Because of that, selling him this summer may be a good option for United and considering his increasingly worrying injury record, it may not be something they would come to regret.