Paul Pogba's salary could hinder him from joining Real Madrid next summer

Paul Pogba's salary could hinder him from joining Real Madrid next summer

- Paul Pogba has been continued to be linked with Real Madrid at the end of the season

- The France international is reportedly not willing to accept a pay-cut to join Madrid

- Real manager Zinedine Zidane has been a huge fan of the World Cup winner

Paul Pogba's salary demands could unsettle big earners like Gareth Bale and Sergio Ramos if Real Madrid sign him this summer.

The French midfielder has spoken fondly about the Spanish giants recently and is understood to be keen on a big money move to the Bernabeu.

Real boss Zinedine Zidane is a big fan of Pogba and is interested in signing his fellow Frenchman as part of his rebuilding project, but his wages may prove a stumbling block.

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According to Spanish media outlet AS, Los Blancos want to maintain 'a degree of harmony in the salary hierarchy' and unsure how the arrival Pogba would affect the dressing room.

AS claim that Pogba currently earns around £280,000 a week, a figure that would make him Los Blancos highest earner at the Santiago Bernabeu.

The Spanish newspaper also claim it is more than captain Sergio Ramos, who pockets £196,000 a week, and Gareth Bale, who takes home £250,000 a week.

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Pogba on the other hand, would be unwilling to take a pay-cut despite his interest from Madrid, which could cause problems with a potential summer transfer.

AS added that Real will face a battle to convince the Premier League club to sell Pogba as the United attempt to keep appease their fanbase after a largely disappointing season.

However, AS maintain that the former Juventus star remains a priority target for Zidane, who has been promised huge funds to improve his squad in the transfer window.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported Manchester United boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has thrown his weight behind his star player Paul Pogba despite the player being linked with a move to Real Madrid.

The 2018 World Cup winning midfielder recently said that it would be "a dream for anyone" to play under Zinedine Zidane at the Santiago Bernabeu. ( -> We have updated to serve you better.

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