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Paul Pogba

PSG fans unveil banners protesting Paul Pogba transfer

Ross Jackson
Paul Pogba's potential move to PSG has caused uproar
Paul Pogba's potential move to PSG has caused uproar / Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/Getty Images
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Fans of Paris Saint-Germain have hung banners outside the club's training ground and Parc des Princes, protesting the touted pursuit of Manchester United's Paul Pogba.

It was recently revealed that the France international's time at Old Trafford could be coming to an end with the Red Devils ready to cut ties with the Premier League's most expensive ever signing, after he rejected their latest bumper contract offer.

With just one-year remaining on his current deal, United run the risk of losing him for free next summer if an agreement can't be reached - a scenario they're naturally desperate to avoid.

News of Pogba's sudden availability has altered the interest of some of Europe's top clubs, though with long-term admirers Real Madrid likely in no position to piece together an adequate offer - PSG have emerged as frontrunners to secure his signature.

United have already conceded they'll incur a heavy loss on the £89m they shelled out on Pogba back in 2016 and, despite their £50m valuation of the World Cup winner, Les Parisiens are ready to test their resolve with a bid of £45m.

It's fair to say the news has gone down like a lead balloon with some in Paris, with RMC Sport reporting PSG fans have draped banners around the city - including outside the Parc des Princes and the club's training ground - protesting Pogba's possible arrival.

The banners show the wording: 'Pogba, you should listen to your mother, she doesn't want you here, neither do we'. Hardly Banksy level stuff but certainly effective.

Whether the club's hierarchy opt against a move for Pogba off the back of the banners remains to be seen, yet it's fair to say not everyone in Paris is in agreement with those who created the aforementioned 'artwork'.

Summer signing Georginio Wijnaldum has admitted he would love for his new club to thrash out a deal for the Manchester United midfielder, claiming there's no player in the world who wouldn't want to play alongside the Frenchman given the chance.

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