Juventus are reportedly monitoring the proceedings of midfielder Paul Pogba, who is currently struggling for regular gametime with Manchester United. The France international rejoined the Red Devils from the Bianconeri on a club-record fee during the summer of 2016 but he has since experienced a mixed return with manager Jose Mourinho criticising his performances every now and then.
Amidst this, Tuttosport suggests that the Bianconeri are keeping tabs on their former player, who had won four successive Serie A titles with them between 2012 and 2016. It is added the relationship between Pogba and Mourinho has reached a complete breakdown and this may potentially enhance the Bianconeri’s prospects of re-signing the Frenchman next month.
Despite the speculation, United may not rush through any decision regarding Pogba’s future during the halfway stage of the season and they may probably stick with the World Cup winner until the summer before evaluating his situation under the head coach.
Moreover, the position of Mourinho also remains far from certain amid their league struggles this term and Pogba could be best-served to wait until the season’s conclusion, whereby the club’s failure to make the top four may witness the manager being sacked.
Pogba has started on the bench in three of the previous four matches for the Red Devils but he should return to the fray for the midweek Champions League game where Mourinho has backed the Frenchman to prove his credentials.
The 25-year-old has contributed five goals in the Premier League and Champions League matches this season but the majority of those strikes have resulted from the penalty spot.
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