Paper Round: United want Paul Pogba for £54m plus striker

Paper Round: United want Paul Pogba for £54m plus striker

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Manchester United will offer £54 million plus a top striker to secure Paul Pogba; City are making their own player-swap offer for the Juventus midfielder; and Arsenal are keen to sign an 18-year-old forward – the top stories from the papers.

‘United to offer £54m plus striker for Pogba’ – Manchester United have requested a meeting with Juventus over the potential transfer of Paul Pogba for £54 million plus Robin van Persie, according to a report in the Daily Express.

Apparently the Italian giants have decided to sell their star midfielder this summer in order to strengthen other parts of Massimo Allegri’s squad and United have now reportedly asked for a face-to-face meeting with club representatives in Turin. Louis van Gaal is, according to the report, ready to offer £54m plus £18m-rated Van Persie in order to bring the midfielder back to Old Trafford.

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