Pogba was one of the names that prompted the lunch between Raiola and Laporte. According to Sport, the Frenchman was within reach for Barcelona, but Egharens changed that. Joan Laporte’s vaunted meeting with Mino Raiola continues to get people talking.
What’s going on with Pogba?
The good relationship between them made them eat together, but how could it be otherwise, in a conversation between one of the most influential agents in the world of football and the president of Barcelona, several names were discussed in the evening. In particular, three: Xavi Simons, Nussar Mazraoui and Paul Pogba. So says Sport, adding to the conversation a fourth, Erling Haaland. However, the Norwegian’s problem, even though Laporte’s dream is the icing on the cake for his project, is more pressing as the previous trio complete their contract in June 2022. Of course, they see the possibility that the operation will eventually end. … On the contrary, Ajax and the PSG midfielder do not seem difficult for them to arrive or return, in Simons’ case, to Barcelona if Barça wants to. Another story is Pogba. Cause? Xavi Hernandez. A Catalan newspaper points out that the Frenchman was within reach for the winter market, but the arrival of Egarense changed everything. The coach likes a different midfielder profile, less physical and more ballistic. The famous “DNA Barca”. Pogba has other characteristics that made Xavi slow down his potential arrival. The one from Lagny-sur-Marne seems to be leaving Camp Nou for good, at least while Xavi is at the helm.
Zidane and his big supporter
And from one great La Liga to another. Real Madrid has always been another of his potential destinations, and with his contract expiring (June 2022) and renewal more than stuck at United (he had an offer on the table for months, but according to The Athletic, he did not accept). , White could take advantage of the situation. Pogba’s relationship with the Merengue team is rooted in the distant past, dating back to the days of Zidane on the bench. A man from Marseilles asked him to register, and several markets dreamed of covering up his engine room with him. That never happened, and now, some time later, his namesake from Can Barcelona says no to signing him.