Manchester United star Paul Pogba ‘agreed huge £429,000-a-week deal with PSG before deadline day’

Manchester United star Paul Pogba ‘agreed huge £429,000-a-week deal with PSG before deadline day but transfer collapsed because Neymar stayed in Paris’

  • Paul Pogba was lined with PSG, Real Madrid and Barcelona over the summer
  • Manchester United were willing to accept an offer proposed by PSG
  • Move depended on Neymar making a big money return to Barcelona 

Paul Pogba reportedly agreed a staggering £429,000-a-week deal with Paris Saint-Germain before deadline day but the move fell through because Neymar’s proposed return to Barcelona didn’t materialise. 

The French midfielder, who has had a mixed few years at Old Trafford, was targeted by the likes of Barcelona, Real Madrid and PSG over the summer.  

And Italian outlet Calciomercato claim that United agreed a deal to sell him to the French champions days before the transfer window closed shut.

Paul Pogba reportedly agreed a huge deal with Paris Saint-Germain before deadline day

The Brazilian’s desired transfer ultimately collapsed as Barca couldn’t meet PSG’s valuation of him.

As a result, Pogba missed out on the the £22million annual salary that had been put on the table by Thomas Tuchel’s side. 

Adidas are also believed to have played a major role in making sure Pogba remained in Manchester.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was reportedly open to the idea of selling Pogba, provided the transfer occurred at the start of the transfer window and the midfielder’s fee was used to bring in more signings.

Neymar wanted to return to Barcelona but the Spanish club couldn't meet PSG's asking price

Neymar wanted to return to Barcelona but the Spanish club couldn't meet PSG's asking price

Neymar wanted to return to Barcelona but the Spanish club couldn’t meet PSG’s asking price

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