At the end of his contract at Manchester United, Paul Pogba (29) has officially signed with Juventus. Six years after his departure from Piedmont, the French international midfielder, also coveted by Paris Saint-Germain, is back in the Turin shirt.
It was an open secret for several days, it is now official! Paul Pogba is back at Juventus Turin. At the end of his contract with Manchester United, the French international midfielder (91 caps, 11 goals) never wanted to extend with the Reds Devils and this despite the various XXL proposals made by the Mancunian board. Already on the departure in 2019, the 2018 world champion had finally remained at the club due to the lack of acceptable offers and the Covid-19 pandemic. But ten years after his free departure for Juventus in 2012, Pogba decided to return to the fold.
“Paul is back in Turin, he left boy, he is back as a man and champion, but there is one thing that has not changed: the desire to write other new unforgettable pages, together. We could not be happier: Pogba is back with us, “says to this title the statement of the Italian club to formalize the operation.
A three-year contract for Paul Pogba!
Courted for several weeks by the Old Lady, the native of Lagny-sur-Marne is about to make an incredible comeback, six years after leaving the Piedmont club for United against a huge check of 105 million euros. Author of nine assists and one goal in 27 matches in all competitions this season, “the Hooker”, symbol of the Red Devils’ dismal season, also remained in the sights of Paris Saint-Germain but finally decided for the Vecchia Signora.
Paul Pogba, who was also being considered by Manchester City, has signed a three-year contract with the Turin club. The 29-year-old Frenchman will earn a salary of 7.5 million euros per year plus bonuses, estimated at 10 million euros. Finally, it should be noted that during his first stint with the Bianconeri between 2012 and 2016, Pogba took part in 178 games for 34 goals scored. Place, now, the second chapter for the former Le Havre.