Manchester United star Paul Pogba “would not mind” going back to Juventus next season, in line with his agent Mino Raiola.
The 26-year-old midfielder is presently edging towards full fitness after many weeks on the sidelines with injury.
Having came back to the Red Devils from Juventus in 2016 for a then world-record transfer fee, Pogba has struggled to recapture the shape he showed whereas in Italia and successively justify United’s considerable investment.
Currently contracted at old Trafford till the end of next season, speculation surrounding the Frenchman’s future continues to swirl and Raiola admits a move to Juventus is one in all Pogba’s preferences.
“Italy is like home for Paul. He wouldn’t mind going back to Juve however we will see what is going to happen once the Euros,” Raiola told reporters after Juventus drew 1-1 with AC Milano on Thursday.
“Paul needs to play at the best level however he can’t escape by Manchester United if they’re in a tough state of affairs.”
Both Pogba and Raiola made headlines in pre-season last year by declaring he was prepared for a brand new challenge amid strong links to Real Madrid .
No transfer would happen with the Red Devils reportedly wanting a transfer fee of £150 million ($195m) for the world Cup winner.
While Raiola has once more sparked speculation concerning Pogba’s club future, the player himself will be determined to impress once he returns from injury with Valencia midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia confident his former teammate will surprise fans once he is back out on the pitch.
“I’m not disturbed concerning Paul,” Kondogbia told Goal . “He’s shown, previously, that he’s a great footballer who is aware of the way to do great things.
“We understand football; once you’re not on the pitch as much, or if you’re injured, or if your routine drops, then individuals will automatically begin to forget you.
“Football has continuously been constant, however knowing him very well on football terms, and on a person’s level, he’s somebody who can always surpass.
“He’ll always surprise spectators because he has this strength of character, and this mental force. He’s got everything going for him.”
Manchester United next face Chelsea within the Premier League on Monday night with Pogba not expected to come back for the Red Devils till next month.