After months of speculations and question marks, it is now finally official. Moments before the season’s curtain raiser, the news of Paul Labile Pogba’s inevitable home-coming that had captivated the transfer market and the minds of many football and Manchester United fans has been made official. The statement of Paul Pogba being granted permission to have a medical for Manchester United by Juventus was announced by the club’s official site, just minutes after United’s team sheet was announced for the FA Community Shield match vs Leicester City. He will have his medical at the AON Training Complex.
Paul Pogba, a United youth academy product, left his home club at the age of 19 in 2012 due to lack of opportunities and match-time. On 3 July 2012, Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson confirmed that Pogba had left the club after not signing a new contract.The split was infamous as Pogba thought he was ready for first team action but Sir Alex Ferguson thought otherwise. Juventus confirmed his signing 1 month later.He was transferred to Juventus on a free transfer where he carved a name out for himself and is now one of the most sought after and hottest young talent in the world.
Many speculate the transfer fees to be around £100m. The deal will be finalised once the medical is done.