The 2018 World Cup-winner's future at Old Trafford has been under discussion for some time amid rumours the 25-year-old is not quite content under Jose Mourinho's leadership at Old Trafford.
Ernesto Valverde: "Barcelona interested in Paul Pogba? Pogba is a great player, who is on another team and we are always very respectful of the players on other teams." #mulive [sport]— utdreport (@utdreport) 4 August 2018
And according to Mundo Deportivo, the reigning La Liga champions are willing to offer an out to the creative midfielder to the tune of around £100m, although they are well aware of several characteristics which may well halt that desire.
The Camp Nou hierarchy, for example, understand that Mourinho is less than pleased with his side's transfer activity so far this summer, with the Portuguese insisting that Ed Woodward and co. have not been able to land any of his top five pre-selected targets so far.
Mourinho’s made a pig’s ear of dealing with United’s pre-season (in terms of his demeanour and comments) but as a general point, the organisation of this new PL season has been a shambles. Short transfer window (after World Cup) and an earlier start than European leagues. Stupid— Sam Lee (@Sammy_Goal) 29 July 2018
With a lack of incomings, it is unlikely the Old Trafford boss will be keen on allowing one of his most prized assets to depart without a sufficient replacement - one which would have to materialise before the closing of the English transfer window at 5pm on Thursday.
However, despite that hurdle, according to The Mirror, Pogba's superagent
Mino Raiola due at #MUFC next week and will tell the club he can broker a £100m deal for Paul Pogba to join Barcelona, report Sunday Star.— Shamoon Hafez (@ShamoonHafez) 4 August 2018