Football

Juventus chief rules out Manchester United & Arsenal target sale

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Manchester United and Arsenal have been dealt a blow in their alleged pursuit of Paul Pogba, after Juventus general manager Giuseppe Marotta said the midfielder will not leave Italy this month, reports the Daily Mirror.

The France international has been the subject of intense transfer speculation in recent weeks, but Marotta has put a stop to the rumours, after reiterating the Turin club's intention to retain the player's services.

Pogba - who left Old Trafford on a free transfer in 2012 - is now regarded as one of the most promising young players in Europe, having established himself at the heart of Antonio Conte's team.

Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has been credited with an interest in bringing his fellow Frenchman to the Emirates Stadium, despite Arsenal's current wealth of midfield options in north London.

David Moyes is also believed to be keen to negotiate a transfer for the 20-year-old, a deal that would see Pogba rejoin Manchester United, less than two years after his departure.

However, if Marotta's latest comments are to be believed, neither Manchester United nor Arsenal will be successful in the January window, with the in-demand star set to stay at Juventus.

"Juventus in its history has always bought many and sold few, when talking about champions," he said.

"From our point of view, we do not want to sell Pogba and so far we have closed the door to any possible buyer.

"Our aim is to consolidate the group. We do not want to sell him, but certain assessments must be made later."

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Premier League
Manchester United
Arsenal
Football

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again