Manchester United will reportedly let Paul Pogba leave Old Trafford in a cut-price transfer now that Bruno Fernandes has signed.
Pogba now has competition for United’s attacking midfield slot after Portugal international Fernandes joined Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side from Sporting Lisbon in a potential £ 615 .8million deal.
World Cup winner Pogba agitated for a move last summer and has been linked with both Real Madrid and Juventus ever since.
The – year-old France international has missed most of this season through injury, while his commitment to United has also been questioned at times.
His agent Mino Raiola has also angered United with various comments made about the club.
struck goals in 90 games for Sporting last season, while this term he has scored a further goals in 46 games.
United will pay an initial £ 67 .6million for the 28 – year-old, with two further add-on payments of £ 8.5m and £ 28. 7m due on completion of certain clauses.
That could see the total package reach £ 150 .8m – some £ m less than the figure demanded by Sporting earlier this month as they played hardball over their star man – with the aforementioned clauses dependent on Champions League qualification, club appearances and personal milestones.
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