Manchester United Trigger Paul Pogba's One-Year Contract Extension

Oct 17, 2020, 2:23 PM GMT+5:30
Paul Pogba
Manchester United have triggered a one-year extension in Paul Pogba's contract | Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Manchester United have reportedly triggered Paul Pogba's 12-month extension clause, tying the 27-year-old to the club until June 2022. Pogba's current contract at the club was due to run out at the end of the current season, but as reported by the Daily Mail, United made the decision to trigger his clause.

The extension means Pogba cannot leave as a free agent next summer or talk to foreign clubs in January. The Frenchman admitted it would his 'dream' to play for Real Madrid.

“Many things have been said,” he responded when asked if he would like to link-up with Zinedine Zidane at the Bernabeu.

“What can I say? Yes, all football players would love to play for Real Madrid. It is a dream for me, why not one day? I am in Manchester and I love my club. I am playing in Manchester, I’m having fun and I want to do everything to put the club where it deserves.

“I will give everything to the max, like my team-mates.”

Asked about those comments made by the player, United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said: “Paul’s our player, he’s going to be here for another two years and I’m sure Paul is focused on doing his best for us and we want to see the best of Paul.

“So, in the next couple of years I’m sure we’ll get the best out of him.”