Pogba tells Manchester United he wants to join Real Madrid

Chidalu Obiajulu

French international, Paul Pogba has reportedly revealed to his current club Manchester United that he hopes to see out his contract until the end of the season and then join Real Madrid.

The French midfielder for years, has not been happy with the club runnings, of which he has let the club’s hierarchy know of his dissatisfaction of how things are done there.

Pogba’s existing deal is up in the summer of 2022 and he has held talks with directors about his future, six years after he signed from Juventus.

The Daily Star reported on the meeting and claim that the Red Devils are ready to allow Pogba to depart on a free transfer this summer and will not offer him a new contract.

Coach Ralf Rangnick plans to continue counting on Pogba’s services while he remains at the club, with the midfielder currently sidelined. A thigh injury has seen him ruled out for 10 weeks, but he is expected to return to action shortly.

“My contract as a manager is also expiring in the summer,” the German said.

“For us, we have the same goal. We have the same ambition, to be as successful as we can possibly be in the next three or four months.”

Pogba has been linked with Real Madrid for several years, with former coach Zinedine Zidane an admirer, but he continues to be included in speculation with the LaLiga Santander leaders.

He and his agent Mino Raola have been of the opinion that he wants to leave and join another club, after Manchester United have gone five years without trophy, which has prompted him to not wishing to renew his contract for the club.