PAUL POGBA’S brother Mathias has urged the Frenchman to leave Manchester United and join the Joan Laporta revolution at Barcelona.
The Frenchman has shown some good form for United this season and seems more settled than ever.
Paul Pogba has been urged to quit Man Utd for BarcelonaCredit: Getty
Pogba’s brother Mathias, right, said he ‘hopes’ his sibling makes the Nou Camp switchCredit: Getty
But his brother has stirred the pot again and ‘hopes’ the Red Devils ace moves to the Nou Camp.
Pogba, 28, is out of contract next summer and is said to want £400,000-a-week to stay with the Reds.
United are refusing to bow down to such demands at the moment which has led to talk of a transfer.
Juventus, Real Madrid and Barca have been linked but money is tight on the Continent and there could be more attractive purchases out there this summer.
But new Barca president Laporta is determined to shake things up once this season ends with many expecting to see a huge turnover of players.
And Mathias encouraged his brother to become one of the incoming stars at the Catalan giants.
The NK Tabor Sezana player appeared on Spain’s El Chiringuito de Jugones on Wednesday, and reporter Jose Alvarez asked: “Paul likes Laporta very much, can you tell us something about your brother’s situation?”
And rather than quash the suggestion, Mathias replied: “Once he wins the Europa League, then we will talk.
“I don’t know anything but I’m with you Jose, I would sign tomorrow if that was the question. Hopefully he will sign for Barca.”
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Just nine players – including Marc-Andre Ter Stegen, Lionel Messi, Ansu Fati and Frenkie De Jong – are said to be safe from Laporta’s planned cull.
While up to ten first-teamers – including Neto, Samuel Umtiti, Riqui Puig, Philippe Coutinho, Antoine Griezmann and Ousmane Dembele – are up for sale.
Sergio Aguero looks certain to join after his Man City contract expires after their last game of the season.
And Laporta is planning to bring in several other stars.
He recently said: “We won the Copa del Rey, and we’re proud of that, but we were knocked out of the Champions League early and LaLiga was lost incomprehensibly.
“From my point of view, you’ll see that a lot of decision have to be made, starting next week.
“We’ll comment on them then. We have to work hard and and have a competitive team in the Champions League and domestically.
“When I say that this is the end of a cycle, it’s because that’s what I think is necessary.”
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