Man Utd star appears on European giant’s wishlist as agent books talks


The agent of a big Man Utd star is said to have entered transfer talks with Juventus for November.

The Red Devils’ poor start to the campaign left them in a difficult situation. They are already eight points behind Chelsea’s Premier League standings.

As a result, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is under increasing pressure. Reports claimed he was on the verge of being sacked as a result of the 5-0 loss to Liverpool.

The Norwegian has held on and will now have around three games to save his job. Antonio Conte and Mauricio Pochettino are ready and waiting if that doesn’t happen.

To make matters worse for Man Utd, some of their key players are being watched by other teams. Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani is attracting interest from Boca Juniors.

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They want to land the veteran striker when his contract expires in June. Paul Pogba could join him by leaving Old Trafford.

Express, citing reports in Italy, claim Juventus are in direct contact with the Frenchman’s representative. This man is the super agent Mino Raiola, who also works with Erling Haaland and Matthijs de Ligt.

He is known to negotiate huge transfers and pick up a huge amount of money in the process.

Raiola is said to have started talks with Juventus for November. He will discuss three clients with Bianconeri – Pogba, Juve star Federico Bernardeschi and AC Milan skipper Alessio Romagnoli.

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The priority of the meeting will be whether Pogba could leave Man Utd. The central midfielder is out of contract in June and talks about an extension have yet to be concluded.

The sun claimed on Wednesday that Pogba recently ended negotiations with the club. He would have been “furious” to start on the bench against Liverpool.

However, the star stepped out to criticize this report. He said reporters were telling “big lies” about him.

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Meanwhile, the huge cost of Solskjaer’s sacking has come to light.

The sun write that Man Utd set to pay him £ 7.5million if they wanted to bring in a new boss. It comes after the former striker signed a new three-year contract in July.

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Solskjaer’s former teammate Gary Neville has come to defend the manager in recent days. He thinks the team can regain confidence if given the time.

However, this is certainly not the opinion of the masses. Many fans and other pundits believe United are falling behind their rivals.

Paul Ince recently criticized the quality of Solskjaer’s coaching and that of his staff. He believes this is the key issue leading to a leaky defense and a disorganized team.

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