Barcelona club president confirms interest in former Man Utd star Paul Pogba, set to bid
Barccelona club president Josep Maria Bartomeu confirmed that they are interested in Juventus star midfielder Paul Pogba after their treble winning season. The 22-year old has been on the losing side at Berlin as they lost to Barcelona 3-1.
The Frenchman is expected to leave Turin this summer as many clubs are interested in the talented young midfielder. Paul Pogba have moved to Juventus from Manchester United as a free agent in 2013 and then become the world’s highly sough after player in his position over the last two seasons with the Italian giants.
Pogba have drawn interest from a host of clubs which include Chelsea, Manchester United, Barcelona, Real Madrid, PSG and Bayern Munich as his agent confirmed these clubs interest earlier. Recent reports meant that Barcelona are favorites to sign the midfielder.
“Pogba is a great player and is one of our objectives. We are interested in him, but I can’t say anything else,” said Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu.
He also mentioned his happiness over their treble winning season and expects Luis Enrique to stay at Barcelona.
“[Luis Enrique] has done a magnificent job. The confidence that Zubizarreta has given him has worked and Luis, having won the treble, confirmed what we suspected – that he is a very good coach.
“He has a year on his contract and I don’t see any impediment to him staying, above all with such a young squad, this is the start of a winning era at Barca,” he added.
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