Pogba set to be world’s costliest Devil

 |Aug 5, 2016
Pogba set to be the world's most expensive player?
Pogba set to be the world’s most expensive player?

Manchester United are set to announce the world record signing of Juventus and French midfielder Paul Pogba, according to The Telegraph.

Quoting sources, the UK daily stated the deal was now poised to be sealed.

The Juventus star, 23, will reportedly move for a world-record fee of £112 million, smashing the £85m sum Real Madrid paid for Gareth Bale in 2013.

Pogba has given the green light to a £275,000-a-week contract at Old Trafford.

The Frenchman is still on holiday in New York but is poised to fly into England to wrap the move up.

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has said that the club would sign one more player and they have “plenty of time to do that.

He hopes to complete a deal before the Premier League season starts in under a fortnight.

Mourinho did not want to confirm if the player involved is Paul Pogba because the midfielder is contracted to Juventus.

United’s first game of the league season is on Aug. 14 when they play away against Bournemouth.

“We will sign one more player for sure. I don’t want to speak about Paul, because he’s a Juventus player.

“I don’t like to talk about other clubs’ players and I don’t like it when they talk about my players.

“The reality is that we are going to sign one more player. The deadline is Aug. 31 and we have plenty of time to do that, but we would like to do that before the Premier League starts,” he said.

Mourinho has overseen the signings of Eric Bailly, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Zlatan Ibrahimovic since being appointed earlier in the summer and has consistently said he wanted to bring in a fourth player.

United face Leicester in the Community Shield on Sunday before travelling to Bournemouth for their Premier League opener the following week.