Paul Pogba: Inter to rival Juventus for signature of Man United star

Paul Pogba: Inter to rival Juventus for signature of Man United star

- Paul Pogba's current deal with Manchester United expires next year

- The midfielder has been linked with a move to Juventus earlier this year

- Inter Milan have now jumped in the chase for the 2018 FIFA World Cup winner

Former Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has reportedly shown interest in signing embattled Manchester United star Paul Pogba this summer.

The midfielder has featured lesser than usual for the Red Devils this season owing to the nagging ankle injury he has been battling since late last year.

Pogba has made just eight appearances with two assists credited to his name across all competitions so far this campaign.

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And the arrival of Bruno Fernandes from Portuguese side Sporting CP has further complicated things for the Frenchman.

Although his former club Juventus are not giving up their chase for his signature, they will have to meet United's demands on their record signing.

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Real Madrid made attempts to land him last summer but the two clubs failed to reach an agreement before the window shut.

Now they have Federico Valverde, an Uruguayan star who seems to have made the La Liga club forget about their target.

SunSport quoting Gazzetta dello Sport, now reports that Conte wants to strengthen his midfield further and will go for the World Cup winner.

The former Blues boss already signed Romelu Lukaku, Ashley Young and Alexis Sanchez from the Red Devils earlier in the season, he is also hoping to complete a move for Pogba in a few weeks time.

Conte lured Danish star, Christian Eriksen, away from Tottenham Hotspur in a deal around £17 million in January. But the fiery Italian isn't willing to stop there.

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Though Pogba might cost him around £100 million, with his Chinese billionaire connections, he should be able to achieve the feat.

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Meanwhile, the move is only expected to take place should Pogba himself accept a pay cut from his prospective employer.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Italian League giants Juventus have stepped up their chase for Manchester United star Paul Pogba as they plan to include a player in the deal to land the Frenchman.

The 2018 FIFA World Cup winner has been linked with a move away from Old Trafford but the Red Devils are not ready to let go of their record signing.

Pogba was just an inch away from joining Real Madrid last summer, the La Liga side failed to meet United's demands on the player.

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