Jose Mourinho and Man United still want Paul Pogba - and are willing to pay up to £80m for him
Paul Pogba could be playing under Jose Mourinho next season
Jose Mourinho takes Manchester United training for the first time on Tuesday – confident of making his third signing of the summer.
Mourinho, who has already signed striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic and defender Eric Bailly, will add midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan by the end of the week.
Borussia Dortmund have accepted a £26million offer from United for Mkhitaryan, whose personal terms and work permit will be finalised this week.
New Reds boss Mourinho has moved swiftly and decisively to add to the squad he inherited from Louis van Gaal and still hopes to add French superstar Paul Pogba.
Pogba during his time at Manchester United
United let Pogba go to Juventus for nothing back in 2012, because the midfielder grew tired of waiting for a first-team opportunity.
Despite that, United are willing to pay up to £80m to bring the 23-year-old back to Old Trafford, although the France international is said to favour a move to Spain.
avour a move to Spain.
Mourinho will assess all of United’s players not involved in the Euros or Copa America action when they return for pre-season training tomorrow.
But he is planning to trim his existing squad, with midfielder Juan Mata heavily linked with a move to Everton.