Spanish giants FC Barcelona are set to challenge Premier League giants in the race for Juventus star Paul Pogba, and will tell their new international sporting director to do everything he can to ensure the deal happens.
The Express reports that the Catalan club have agreed a deal with Ariedo Braida for him to become an important member of the boardroom at the Nou Camp and with him currently working at Milan, they are hoping he can star the ball rolling for the Pogba transfer.
The French midfielder is expected to leave Juventus in the near-future, with his agent admitting that it may be within the next two years, and Barca are hoping that they can lure him to Spain once their transfer embargo is over.
Barca are hoping that Pogba will remain in Italy until 2016, when their embargo ends, and they are keen to strike a deal with the Serie A club to sign the powerhouse midfielder.
According to Pogba's agent, six clubs are interested in signing him and could all make formal moves at the end of the current season.
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It's believed; Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain, Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester United and Manchester City are all showing interest in Pogba.
Reports in Spain are stating that Barca have already held talks with Braida and have told him to start working hard on a deal to bring Pogba to the Nou Camp and snub interest from elsewhere.
The same reports are stating that the La Liga giants will go all out to sign Pogba and aren't afraid to pay any price for the Frenchman, with £78million being reported in numerous sources.
When asked about his client's future, Pogba's agent, Mino Raiola confirmed: "Pogba could go to one of six teams. When the right moment arrives this summer we will take it but moving isn't an objective itself. We're in no hurry.
"If he goes he will break (Cristiano) Ronaldo's transfer record."