Don’t you dare let Pogba leave, Ferdinand tells United

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French talisman Paul Pogba enjoyed a fairytale summer at the World Cup following a disappointing 2017/18 campaign at Old Trafford. Barca offered £45million plus defender Yerry Mina and midfielder Andre Gomes for the World Cup winning playmaker, but the Red Devils turned it down.

However, FC Barcelona are interested in a deal to sign Pogba from Manchester United after the Spanish champions missed out on a swoop to sign Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann.

It's not a great time to be a Manchester United fan as manager Jose Mourinho has been causing some kind of irritation and uneasiness at the club. However, there have been constant rumors of the 25-year-old Pogba having bust-ups with manager Mourinho as the two clashed with their particular ego's.

Pogba is also "understood to have sent a text message to Ed Woodward, informing United's executive vice-chairman of his desire to go, although the club flatly deny this".

BST: Manchester United legend Wayne Rooney, now at MLS club DC United, has said he believes Jose Mourinho needs "maybe another signing or two" to launch a Premier league title challenge.

United can still receive offers for players after Thursday, but will not be able to pursue targets to replace Pogba.

"I hope someone can catch them - it would be nice, so hopefully Manchester United can".

The latter, so impressive for Colombia in Russian Federation, is also reported to have been part of a deal offered by Barcelona for World Cup victor Paul Pogba.

Pjanic joined Juve in the same summer that Pogba returned to United.

- Chelsea will let Tiemoue Bakayoko leave on loan to AC Milan, reports Corriere dello Sport, just a year after his £40m move from Monaco.

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