Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has reportedly demanded Joao Cancelo to consider swap deal for Paul Pogba.
Manchester United are looking to bolster their squad, but the failure to Champions League qualification have harmed their proceedings. The Red Devils, ideally, would keep Paul Pogba for the next season, but would sell if an excellent offer arrives.
The 26-year-old has often been linked with Real Madrid and Juventus. Zinedine Zidane has already spent 370 million on transfers and it looks unlikely to make a move for any other player in this window.
According to Sky Italia, Solskjaer is ready to listen to the offer only if Juventus are preparing to send Joao Cancelo in the other way. The Portuguese International has been linked with a move to Manchester City, but things will change if a deal is struck between these two parties.
Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici met with Manchester United official in London for the possible cash plus swap deal for Paul Pogba.
The right full-back has excelled, but he sees his future elsewhere. The Red Devils are also in search of a proper defender at the back, and a bid was turned down by Crystal Palace for Aaron Wan-Bissaka. Joao Cancelo has more experience and is a better player than the English International.
Joao Cancelo is valued at €44 million by Juventus – a price which should make life easier for Manchester United. At the other side, Manchester United have set their asking price as €150 million for Paul Pogba, although that price would drop down to less than €100 million if the Juventus defender is offered in the other way.
The former Valencia defender assisted thrice in 29 appearances for Turin club, but his defensive susceptibleness have restricted his role in this squad. He likes to get forward and attack with the forward – a tactic possessed by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Manchester United announced the signing of Daniel James. They are also targetting Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Harry Maguire to lure them to Old Trafford in this window.
Here’s how Twitter has reacted..
Fabio Paratici (Juventus Sporting Director) met with Manchester United to discuss Paul Pogba and there was also talk about Joao Cancelo, who isn’t certain to go to Manchester City.
— Superbia Proelia (@SuperbiaProeIia) June 12, 2019
— utdreport (@utdreport) June 12, 2019
#Juventus director Fabio Paratici had the first genuine meeting with Manchester United to discuss Paul Pogba and Joao Cancelo, claim Sky Sport Italia https://t.co/yb7oxI4yyE #MUFC #MCFC pic.twitter.com/ExyCRIzK8Z
— footballitalia (@footballitalia) June 12, 2019
Juventus are willing to sell Mario Mandzukic, Douglas Costa, Joao Cancelo, Juan Cuadrado and Mattia Perin in order to help fund their bid for Paul Pogba!
How many of them will we see in the Premier League next season?
[Corriere dello Sport] pic.twitter.com/jxIbiW8K9M
— Footy Accumulators (@FootyAccums) June 11, 2019
Manchester United are looking to add quality to their roster and Joao Cancelo would prove to be a great signing.