Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba wants to join Real Madrid, according to former goalkeeper Francisco Buyo.

The Bianconeri midfielder is being linked with Europe’s heavyweights, and the likes of Barcelona, Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain are ready to fork out huge sums for the 22-year-old midfielder.

But Buyo, who represented Los Blancos from 1986–97, has insisted that Pogba will join his France team-mates Karim Benzema and Raphael Varane at the Santiago Bernabeu, and also claimed that Florentino Perez has talked with the player about a possible move.

Talking to Telefoot, Buyo said: “Perez loves good players, he praised Pogba and asked him if likes Real”

“If you ask a player if he loves this team and he says he does, it means he wants to join, and in the near future.

“In addition to the favourable financial deal on offer, Real Madrid also present the prospect of joining his friends Karim Benzema and Raphael Varane. And Zinedine Zidane would be provide they spirit of Juve.”

REAL MADRID: Pogba wants to join Real madrid, according to Buyo

This comes as a big blow for Chelsea, who were hoping to land the coveted France International. Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola in January had revealed that his client could be on the move.  

Meanwhile, PSG defender David Luiz has revealed that he would like to have a ‘warrior’ in the form of Pogba in his team.

“I hope that he will play with us”

“I speak about him with [PSG and France midfielder Blaise] Matuidi, who told me it is a great guy and a great warrior, so I want him to play in my team.”

THUMBS UP: David Luiz wants Paul Pogba at PSG

The 2013 Tuttosport ‘Golden Boy’ award winner was spotted with PSG players Marco Verratti, Javier Pastore, Salvatore Sirigu, and Ezequiel Lavezzi at the Monaco GP, fuelling to the speculation that he might fanny a return to his native France.


While Buyo has claimed that the former Manchester United youngster will move to Spain, former Real Madrid midfielder Emerson earlier had warned Pogba to avoid such a move.

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