Pogba's former club chief rules out his return?

EPL By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 09/10/2018

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Paul Pogba former club and Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici has appeared to rule out the possibility of the midfielder returning to the club in the near future.

The 25-year-old World Cup winner has publicly fallen out with the Portuguese coach as France international was stripped of the vice-captaincy and Serie A Champions are thought to be one of the teams monitoring the current situation of their former player at Manchester United.

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La Liga giant Barcelona and Ligue 1 outfit Paris Saint-Germain have also been linked with a move for Pogba, but Juventus already know the player well having signed him from United in 2012 before selling him back to the club four years later.

Paratici confirmed that the Bainconerri still have a good relationship with the midfielder, but revealed that the prospect of a return to Old Lady has not on their card.

"We love Paul Pogba. We've a fantastic relationship with him.

 "But we've never thought about his return at Juventus and we're not going to think about it." Paratici is quoted by Sport Moles.

Pogba still has a contract at Old Trafford until June 2021, with Manchester United holding the right to take up a one-year option at the end of the deal.