Juventus chief executive Giuseppe Marotta has revealed that the club rejected offers for Paul Pogba from some of Europe’s top clubs over the summer.
The French midfielder has become one of the hottest properties in world football following his rapid development in Turin since leaving Manchester United in 2012.
Chelsea were one of the clubs who are believed to have made a bid for the 22-year-old, who Marotta feels could be worth more than €100m (£73m) if and when the Old Lady do sell.
“As we want to win, we have decided to keep hold of a player as important as Pogba, although we have had offers from some very important clubs,” Marotta told a news conference on Friday.
“In the future he could be worth more than 100m euros.”
Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid and Barcelona have also been linked with Pogba, while Manchester City have been credited with an interest in bringing him back to the north of England.
Pogba has helped Juve to three successive Serie A titles and played a major role in their run to last season’s Champions League final. He has scored 24 goals in 132 appearances.
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