Paul Pogba photographed in Manchester ahead of his world record transfer deal
Paul Pogba has landed in England ahead of his world record £110million move from Juventus to former club Manchester United.
The France midfielder’s return to Old Trafford has been the transfer story of the summer but is nearing completion with Pogba driven to United’s Aon Training Complex in a Chevrolet Camaro on Monday afternoon to undertake his medical after landing on a flight from Nice via New York. He was joined in the car by one of United’s security staff.
Pogba is moving back to United – the club he left for just £800,000 in compensation in 2012 – for a new world record fee. United’s training base includes facilities where Pogba’s medical will be undertaken. He is expected to sign a five-year contract worth £290,000 a week once that is completed.
United confirmed on Sunday that Juventus had given permission for Pogba to take a medical with them ahead of a deal which Sportsmail understands will go beyond the £100m mark with add-ons and agents’ fees taken into account.
It means Pogba will become the world’s most expensive footballer, his move to United taking him past the estimated £85million Real Madrid paid Tottenham for Wales superstar Gareth Bale in 2013.
Pogba’s medical is expected to be a formality, with United expecting to make the signing official on either Tuesday or Wednesday.
The box to box midfielder, still just 23, landed at Manchester Airport on Monday morning after jetting in from New York where he has been on holiday.
The Twitter account for Manchester Airport gave a clue as to his arrival by posting a picture of a private plan landing, with the caption ‘an important passenger has just touched down at the airport. Can anyone guess who it …Read More
Source:: PM Newspaper