Italian giants Juventus are planning to offload one of their prized assets in Paul Pogba this summer but at a hefty price.
The Serie A side reportedly want £78 million from any interested club as they themselves target Real Madrid midfielder Isco, Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani and Zenit star Axel Witsel, according to Tuttosport, as per the Daily Mail.
Ever since his debut with the Old Lady, Pogba has been a revelation who has caught the attention of several heavyweights across Europe in recent years.
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PSG, Manchester City and Chelsea are currently monitoring the situation but it is believed Spanish champions Barcelona are the favourites ahead of others.
Manager Massimiliano Allegri has time-and-again praised the quality of Isco and will try to lure him away from Santiago Bernabeu with the Spaniard seeking regular first-team action.
Meanwhile, Edinson Cavani is on the verge of making a decision regarding his future as he could be ready to return to Italy. Zlatan Ibrahimovic's likely departure could be enough to persuade him to stay however.
Zenit St. Petersburg ace Axel Witsel, too, is considering moving elsewhere in Europe with Juventus in the mix. However, the Bianconeri have a contingency plan in place should they fail to get the Belgian.
Bologna starlet Amadou Diawara is a possible transfer target and would be the natural successor to Pogba at Juventus in the coming years.
POTENTIAL DEAL TO LA LIGA
Despite Barcelona denying any interest in signing the Frenchman, with a centre-half expected to be their priority this summer, it is evident that Pogba himself will be eager to join one of the most successful clubs in world football.
The advisor for the Blaugrana, Ariedo Braida commended the brilliance of the 23-year-old hailing him as special talent.
In an interview, he said: “I think that Pogba will surely play for a great team but that being said, he already plays for a top club in Juventus. If he is to leave Juve, then I see him ending up at Barcelona, City or PSG.”
Pogba is an intergral part of his club as well as the French national team, bagging six goals and seven assists so far this season.