Paul Pogba's sale will depend on Juventus says agent

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Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba is one of the hottest properties in football right now and while his current club are adamant the French international is not for sale, his agent has moved to keep any potential clubs interested in his client.

Pogba has been attracting interest from a number of different clubs with Barcelona having a £58 million bid for the player rejected earlier in the transfer window.

Chelsea, Manchester City, PSG and Real Madrid are also said to be interested in the 22-year-old, but any potential deal seems a long way off at this moment in time.


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Jose Mourinho recently likened a deal for the former Manchester United man to moving the Eiffel Tower, showing just how likely he thought it would be to see Pogba at Stamford Bridge next season.

However, reported by talkSPORT, his agent told Spanish newspaper, Sport, that any move for the central midfielder would be down to his current club.

Mino Raiola said: "Is Pogba unsellable? That depends on Juventus."

Since leaving Old Trafford, on a free transfer, in 2012, Pogba has gone from strength to strength in Italy and played a vital role in helping Juventus reach the Champions League final, where they lost to Barcelona.

The Catalan club have been the more vocal in their chase of Pogba, but with Josep Bartomeu being re-elected as president their chase of the France star may slow down.

Potential candidate, Joan Laporta, had claimed Pogba would be the number one target, if he was elected, but having lost out two days ago the club may look for a cheaper option to bolster their midfield options.

Chelsea appear to have admitted defeat in their pursuit of the midfielder, following Mourinho's bizarre comments, while Madrid also denied any contact had been made with Juventus or the player, following newspaper reports.

Sir Alex Ferguson even waded into the discussion on his former player recently, claiming he would cash in on the player while his valuation was sky high.

However, Juventus have said they will accept nothing less than €100 million for their prized asset and the Italian club's resurrection may lead to Pogba staying put for the time being.

Juve have won the last four Serie 'A' titles and were on the verge of a historic treble before falling in the Champions League final. Also, they are not a selling club and possess the financial backing to hold onto their best players.

The young midfielder has been told he can leave if he hands in a transfer request, but as of yet there is no sign of that happening.

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