Juventus director Giuseppe Marotta has insisted that French midfielder Paul Pogba could be worth more than €100 million in the future.
As reported by the Daily Mail, Marotta revealed that the Turin outfit had offers from some 'very important clubs' for Pogba throughout the course of the summer, but decided to keep hold of their key man for the 2015/16 campaign.
Pogba, who completed a move to Turin from Premier League outfit Manchester United on a free transfer back in 2012, is now recognised as one of the leading young midfielders in world football, so it's not entirely surprising that clubs attempted to secure the player's signature in the transfer window.
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The Mail go on to claim that as many as three clubs had been interested in the Frenchman, with the trio of Chelsea, Manchester City and Barcelona all having been linked with the player's services.
In fact, the report suggests that Chelsea had a huge bid worth £54m rejected for Pogba, as Jose Mourinho attempted to bring the Frenchman to Stamford Bridge.
Marotta, though, clearly believes the player's price-tag will only continue to rise, as he stated: "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.
"In the future he could be worth more than €100m."
Pogba's worth it
There's no doubt about it, until Pogba moves on from Turin, speculation surrounding his long-term future in the game will only continue to rumble on. And, if the Premier League duo of Manchester City and Chelsea really are interested in securing his signature, they must do all they can to bring him to England's elite division.
Let's be honest, though, with Barcelona seemingly intent on bringing him to the Nou Camp, it's going to be tricky for the English duo to sign him. Even at €100m, Pogba appears to be worth it.
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