Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba is wanted by seven clubs across Europe, it has been revealed by his agent Mino Raiola.
The French international is a wanted man who is expected to leave Juve in the summer due to financial powers elsewhere, and the Turin-based club are preparing themselves for several bids at the end of the season.
It's been reported that the 21-year-old has a £74 million price-tag on his head, and in a recent interview, his agent has confirmed that seven clubs so far have got in contract regarding his future. Raiola, who has a whole host of top-talent clients, is expected to be a busy man over the summer with Pogba a wanted star, and he has already confirmed that he's had phone-calls off seven clubs asking about the possibility of a transfer.
Clubs from England, Spain and France are interested in signing Pogba and all of them are set to make formal bids at the end of the season, but according to Raiola, despite the serious interest, the Frenchman may choose to stay in Italy.
Pogba signed a new long-term deal at The Old Lady near the end of last year and it's been confirmed that despite the interest, he could remain in Italy for one more season.
"We made a pact with Juve: Paul doesn't have to leave," Raiola told Tuttosport. "I spoke to president Andrea Agnelli, directors Pavel Nedved, Beppe Marotta and Fabio Paratici, so they all agree. The club doesn't need the money.
"He is wanted by seven clubs and that is certain, because they all told me so. The ones that can afford him are Real Madrid, Barcelona, PSG, Bayern Munich, Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea.
"If I just whistled, I'd sell Pogba tomorrow to PSG or City in a heartbeat. But Paul did not tell me to find him another club. As of today, it's 99 per cent [Pogba will stay at Juventus]. Juve agree with our approach, which is that they will only sell if Paul asks to leave and there's a suitable offer. Of course, it could become one per cent, it depends on the market."
Raiola then continued to discuss negotiations he had with Real Madrid 18-months ago, but the La Liga giants laughed off the £50m price-tag for the midfielder.
Raiola added: "Real wanted him 18 months ago, but I didn't like Madrid's attitude. Juve asked for about €50m and Real told me it was a ridiculous sum. Even Carlo Ancelotti told me that and he adores Pogba.
"I don't have to sell him, though. I advised Paul to only leave Juve if he finds a club that desperately wants him. Right now it's easier to remain in Turin than to leave. Juve are the side with the advantage."
Pogba has developed into one of the best midfielders across Europe so it's expected that offers will be made from all over, but as it stands, the Frenchman isn't trying to force his way out of Juve despite the difference in financial powers.
If Pogba were to leave, he could easily earn double, maybe even triple, of what he is on now in Turin.
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