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Manchester United to spend €125million to sign Paul Pogba

Manchester, July 19: Manchester United are all set to splash a mammoth €125 million to bring home Juventus' star midfielder Paul Pogba, according Gazzetta Delo Sport.

The media house suggest Manchester United will go all out this time to sign their primary target of this transfer window, a player who was their own academy graduate.

Paul Pogba (left) in action for Juventus

Juventus on the other had are reportedly ready to rope in Gonzalo Higuain from Napoli for a record €94 million. They will use Pogba's money to add the Argentine in their squad.

They have already signed Dani Alves from FC Barcelona, Medhi Benatia from FC Bayern Munich and Miralem Pjanic from AS Roma.

According to Don Balon, Paul Pogba had confessed to his French teammate Antoine Griezmann that he will be joining Manchester United this summer.

Their report further claimed that the primary reason for the decision is his agent Mino Raiola's huge commission demands which only the Red Devils can match.

Mino Raiola have already completed two business deals with Manchester United. Two of his clients Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Henrikh Mkhitaryan have joined the Red Devils this summer.

It is believed that Raiola will ultimately sell Pogba to United and baga hefty commission. Manchester United too are keen on getting Pogba.

Newly appointed manager Jose Mourinho is keen on buying the best players around and rebuild the squad.

The Portuguese manager has already signed Eric Bailly in defense, Mkhitaryan in midfield and Zlatan upfront.

In his maiden press conference at Old Trafford he had mentioned that he would make four signings this summer to strengthen his squad. Thus, it is pretty evident that Pogba will be his fourth signing.

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Story first published: Tuesday, July 19, 2016, 15:06 [IST]
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