Juventus are set to meet with the entourage of Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba tomorrow as they look to sign him for free this summer. The Frenchman is out of contract next month and is being linked with a return to Turin or a switch to Ligue to join champions Paris Saint-German.
Goal Italia’s Romeo Agresti reports that the Bianconeri management are meeting with Pogba’s team tomorrow and his return to the club is a ‘real goal’ for next season.
Juve are reportedly moving in a more ‘concrete’ way and are ‘accelerating’ contacts with the player’s entourage with a meeting scheduled with Rafaela Pimenta, a lawyer who is a partner at Mino Raiola’s agency.
Juve are preparing an official proposal which will be presented to the player to try and convince him to come back to Italy, with the Growth Decree a potential loophole that will allow them to offer him a contract of between €7-8 million for three seasons.
Pogba is looking for a deal of four-years at a figure closer to €11 million, while Juve will face direct competition from PSG who would accept the player’s economic demands. The key to the deal, according to Agresti, will be the will of the player who has previously stated that he still hold Juve in affection, something Juve hope to use to their advantage,
Juventus also asked Pogba’s agents to inform them of any potentials offers that were made to the midfielder, so they might hope to pre-empt the competition.