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Paul Pogba admits he ‘always’ talks to Juventus players amid speculation over Man United future

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Paul Pogba admits he ‘always’ speaks with his ex-Juventus team-mates after returning to Turin to help France beat Belgium amid speculation about his future… next summer

  • Paul Pogba returned to Turin on Thursday for the Nations League semi-finals in France
  • The Frenchman played at Juventus’ Allianz Stadium for the 3-2 victory over Belgium
  • Pogba was asked if he wants to move to Italy permanently next season
  • The 28-year-old replied that he is in constant contact with Juventus players
  • Pogba has one season left on his contract with Manchester United and can leave











Paul Pogba revealed he is in regular contact with his former Juventus team-mates, amid speculation he could leave Manchester United for free and rejoin the Turin club.

The French midfielder is strongly linked with a return to Juventus as his contract at Old Trafford expires at the end of the current season – meaning he can negotiate a pre-contract deal with other clubs in just under three months.

Pogba returned to Turin on Thursday evening to play in France’s Nations League semi-final victory over Belgium, in which Les Bleus came down 2-0 to beat the No. 1 3-2.

Paul Pogba (left) revealed he is still in touch with several Juventus players, such as Paulo Dybala (right)

Pogba returned to Turin on Thursday to take part in France's Nations League match with Belgium

Pogba returned to Turin on Thursday to take part in France’s Nations League match with Belgium

The 28-year-old, whose agent Mino Raiola admitted last month that Juventus and Turin are still in the player’s heart, was asked by Italian TV channel Mediaset if he was willing to accept Juventus’ call for a return to the club. reply.

Pogba replied: “I always speak to my former Juventus team-mates, such as Paulo (Dybala). I’m in Manchester, I still have a contract there for one year and then we’ll see.

“I want to finish well there in Manchester, then we’ll see what happens.”

Pogba left Juventus in 2016 to return a then world record £94 million to Manchester United, having progressed through the Premier League academy under Sir Alex Ferguson before jumping to 2012 in Turin.

Pogba has a one-year contract with Manchester United and could leave next year

Pogba has a one-year contract with Manchester United and could leave next year

Despite Pogba’s popularity at Old Trafford, his relationship with United has been severed. Raiola has often criticized the way the Premier League giants run their football activities.

The Red Devils have yet to win a trophy since Pogba’s first season back with the club in 2017, with Italian agent Raiola criticizing United for lacking sporting direction at the end of 2019.

Last month, Raiola revealed that Pogba’s future is still up in the air, but teased a return to Juventus over the player’s admiration for the city.

Raiola told RAI Sport in September of this year: ‘Pogba’s contract expires next year. We will talk to Manchester and see.

Pogba's agent, Mino Raiola (above), says Juventus and the city of Turin are still 'in his heart'

Pogba’s agent, Mino Raiola (above), says Juventus and the city of Turin are still ‘in his heart’

“Turin has definitely stayed in his heart and he cares about these things a lot. The possibility of returning to Juventus is there, but it also depends on Juve.”

Before Pogba took the Turin field to face Belgium in the Nations League’s last four games, the Frenchman was urged by former Juventus team-mate Juan Cuadrado to stay in the Italian city and not return to Manchester.

The Man United midfielder shared pre-match snaps of him on Instagram training with France at Juventus’ Allianz Stadium, captioning: ‘Nations League Finals on the way!’

But Colombian winger Cuadrado remarked: ‘Dear friend, stay at home.’

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