Manchester United Coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed that he wants midfielder Paul Pogba to sign a new contract at Old Trafford, MySportDab reports.
Before coronavirus crisis, the France midfielder looked set to leave the Red Devils this summer.
The 27-year-old has been linked with moves to former club Juventus and Spanish Champions Real Madrid.
However, since Pogba recovered from his injury, he’s now formed an impressive partnership with Bruno Fernandes as United fight for Champions League football.
Pogba’s current contract expires in 12 months’ time but United can still extend it by another season.
According to The Daily Mail, Paul Pogba is now ready to make a U-turn by starting talks over a new long-term contract at Manchester United.
The Red Devils are yet to approach Pogba with a new contract but are expected to start talks with his representatives at the end of the season.
Solskjaer on Paul Pogba new deal: “I can’t comment on discussions with players, but of course we want to keep the best players around the club”.
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) July 8, 2020
MySportDab understands the 27-year-old is open to commit his future United, despite his desire for a new challenge.
However, Coach Ole Gunnar Solksjaer wants Pogba to sign a new long-term deal.
“Yes we want the best players around the club to stay and hopefully we can do make it happen,” said Solskjaer.
“We are building a squad for the future. We have got one at the start and another very experienced player. But we also need more players not too young or too old.
“Since Paul has returned he’s played better and better. He’s enjoying his game so let’s see what happens from here.”
Coach Ole Gunnar Solksjaer Solskjaer is set to make more signings this summer, with Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho a key target.