Manchester United’s Paul Pogba misery is ready to proceed throughout June because the 13-time Premier League champions will reportedly hand the France international one other lavish pay packet in excess of £1million before his contract expires at the top of the month. United have confirmed that Pogba will call time on his profession at Old Trafford this summer.
The Red Devils shelled out a club record £89million to sign Pogba for a second time in 2016, 4 years after he had exited free of charge to sign for Juventus. And there was huge excitement at Old Trafford because the club landed a player who was billed as top-of-the-line midfielders on the planet.
Over the past six years, Pogba has shown glimpses of his genius. But he has underwhelmed for big parts of his United profession and has been slammed by a string of pundits for his uninspiring performances.
After being sent off against Liverpool within the Premier League last October, the 29-year-old began just nine more top flight games for his current employers. He did start the Red Devils’ FA Cup fourth round defeat to Championship side Middlesbrough at the beginning of February but could only muster a spot on the bench for the second leg of his side’s crucial Champions League round of 16 showdown with Atletico Madrid as United were knocked out of the competition in March.
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“It was a low-key end to a United profession that had brought so many individual high moments, so many beautiful goals, assists and pieces of skill,” United wrote in a press release on Wednesday as they announced the departure of the blockbuster star, who has been tipped to hitch Paris Saint-Germain or return to Juventus.
“But for a boy that joined the academy at 16 to make over 200 United appearances and lift the Youth Cup, together with two major pieces of silverware – not to say the World Cup at international level – is something that ought to be applauded and celebrated.
“Everyone on the club would love to congratulate Paul on his successful profession, and thank him for his contributions to Manchester United. We wish him all the most effective for the subsequent steps on a remarkable journey.”