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Manchester United Must Keep Paul Pogba, Warns Rio Ferdinand

08 August, 2018, 14:58 | Author: Hannah Francis
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The Spaniard nearly joined Real Madrid six months ago - with an agreed £17.5m deal falling through after then manager Zinedine Zidane pulled the plug on the deal.

Manchester United have rejected two players-plus-cash offer from Barcelona for Paul Pogba.

According to Bild, the Germany worldwide is said to have personally called Mourinho to inform him of his decision after Niko Kovac's intervention and plea for the experienced centre-back to remain with the German champions. Today, United make their move for Jerome Boateng...

The Mirror claims the Foxes are set to announce the signing of Croatia under-21 global Filip Benkovic from Dinamo Zagreb in a £13.5m move following a medical on Monday.

Everton are confident of signing Kurt Zouma on loan from Chelsea. The approach also proposed Yerry Mina and André Gomes would join Manchester United, who completely refused to negotiate with the Spanish champions.

Best of the rest: Watford have launched a £10m bid for Southampton midfielder James Ward-Prowse, though it's believed the Saints are unwilling to sell (The Sun). The 25-year-old is claimed to have sent a text to Ed Woodward, United's executive vice-chairman, of his desire to go.




Vydra, who has previously played in the top flight with West Brom and Watford, top-scored in the Championship with 21 goals last season.

According to Calciomercato, the Hammers have tabled an £8.9m bid for Roma's French midfielder Maxime Gonalons.

The Italian side tried everything they could to bring him back and even initiated several selling operations to fund a Pogba move, but United's refusal slowed down any kind of real talks.

London rivals Crystal Palace and Fulham are battling to sign Swansea City's Jordan Ayew.

The Sun claims the former Juventus star - who joined United for a then world-record fee of £89 million in 2016 - has demanded the Premier League side increase his wages from £180,000 to £380,000 a week so he is paid nearly on a par with Chilean star Alexis Sanchez, otherwise he will leave.

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