Transfer Talk: Paul Pogba stalling on contract talks as Manchester United crisis deepens

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Summer transfer window was unique. See all major deals and see how we rated the largest signings. The window will close in January but that doesn't mean rumours will stop coming. Here's the latest gossip and speculation.

TOP STORY - Pogba holds talks

According to the Sun, Paul Pogba from Manchester United has put off talks about a new contract.

The Red Devils are not extending the contract for the midfielder in the summer. However, they could allow him to leave at the end.

This report is a result of the 28-year old apparently disrespecting Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's boss after Sunday's 5-0 defeat to Liverpool. The midfielder was on the bench during the match before he was sent to the stands for a rash challenge against Naby Keita.

According to reports, the France international did not apologize to his teammates for receiving a red card during the match.

Pogba's agent Mino Raiiola told the Times that he was not aware of his contract. Everything is calm at the moment. There is no update.

Pogba, the club's most notable signing, has re-joined Manchester United since he left the academy to join Juventus in 2012. He made over 200 appearances for the club in 2016, after he returned from Italy.

There have been rumors of a move for the playmaker to several clubs, including to Juventus and to La Liga giants Real Madrid or Barcelona.

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Paul Pogba was red when Manchester United lost 5-0 to Liverpool on Sunday. Getty


Arsenal and AC Milan were previously linked to a player move, but Borussia Monchengladbach are also interested in Club Brugge's Noa Lang. Calciomercato claims that the Bundesliga club is interested in a possible move for Marcus Thuram, forward at the club, who will be leaving the club in January.

According to journalist Ekrem Kongur, Chelsea are open to negotiations with Paris Saint-Germain for Mauro Icardi's transfer. As he struggles to play at the club, the 28-year old has been linked to a move away from Paris Saint-Germain.

Sport reports that Barcelona have stopped considering making Yusuf Demir's loan move permanent. The loanee is currently with Rapid Vienna's LaLiga club, with an option to make it permanent for 10 millions. The youngster, who had a good start under Ronald Koeman, has not been able to make it into the team. This clause will only be available if the youngster plays more than 20 games and is able to play 45 minutes.

- Internazionale is concerned about Denzel Dumfries, despite only signing him in the spring. This could force Internazionale to go back on the market for a rightback. Gazzetta dello Sport says that the full-back's performance has been a concern. The Serie A club is keeping an eye on Sampdoria player Bartosz Bereszynski to see if he can be replaced.

According to Calciomercato, Internazionale met with Morten Thorsby's agent about a possible deal. The 25-year old plays in Serie A for Sampdoria and joined on a free transfer from Heerenveen. He is considered a potential option to strengthen Inter's central midfield ranks.


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