Juventus Golden Boy Paul Pogba has yet another high-spending suitor entering the market.
Prior to the close of the transfer window it seemed like Chelsea had a future deal for Juventus superstar Paul Pogba ready to be signed, sealed and delivered. But a bitter rival may have just slashed the odds on that happening.
According to Sky Sports, Manchester City intend to discuss a sale for Pogba during their upcoming Champions League match with Juventus on Tuesday. Paul Pogba is believed to be available only for a transfer-record breaking price, with estimates ranging from £70-90 million for his release from the Serie A powerhouse.
Notoriously big spenders, Man City have spent upwards of £90 million on just two players in the past four months – £45 million for Raheem Sterling and another £48 million for Kevin De Bruyne.
The investments have paid off, however, as Man City have gone a perfect 5-0-0 through the first five weeks of the season, taking a commanding lead on the Premier League table.
Pogba, the 2013 Golden Boy, played for Manchester United briefly under Sir Alex Ferguson, signing with Serie A on a free transfer in 2012. He has 20 goals in 92 appearances and had eight goals in just 26 appearances last season en route to his 3rd straight Serie A title and a runner-up medal in the Champions League.
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