Paul Pogba’s future is set to dominate headlines over the next couple of months and the latest reports claim that Manchester United have finally decided what to do with their midfield star.
Pogba has less than two years remaining on his current contract at the club and is free to speak with foreign clubs over a pre-agreement as soon as January.
The 28-year-old is currently recovering from an injury sustained with France roughly two weeks ago and is not expected to feature for Manchester United in the foreseeable future.
Speculation over his contract situation at the club might come to an end sooner rather than later, however, as Spanish outlet Marca claim that Manchester United have now decided to not offer him a new deal.
As per the report, United are not currently contemplating offering him a new deal, making an exit on a free transfer in 2022 increasingly likely.
SN’s verdict on Pogba’s future…
The France international’s potential exit on a free transfer would become the second time in just a decade he departs for nothing and unlike the first time in 2012, Manchester United won’t be missing out on much if they see the back of him.
Pogba has fallen out of favour at the club and is largely a liability when he plays in midfield under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The Norwegian manager prefers the duo of Scott McTominay and Fred and United’s record with the pair compared to Pogba partnered with either of them shows exactly why.
Simply put, Pogba can’t be trusted in midfield and his inclusion on the wing means leaving out one of the exciting wingers at Solskjaer’s disposal – something he has been reluctant to do.
As things stand, it certainly does look like Manchester United will be losing Pogba for nothing once again but it won’t be as big of a blow as it was nine years ago.