Paul Pogba will be allowed to leave Manchester United only if the Premier League outfit can lure Lazio's Sergej Milinković-Savić to Old Trafford, The Independent, reports.
If the abovementioned report is anything to go by, the Manchester United superstar is still keen on a move to Barcelona and that United may be tempted to take advantage of the World Cup winner if clubs offer something in the area of £200 million for him.
Barca had hoped to sign the France international this summer but the Red Devils were highly averse to let go of Pogba, particularly following an unexciting transfer window. However, Barcelona have still not given up on him as uncertainty continues to loom over Pogba's future at Old Trafford after a disappointing start to the 2018/19 season. the Catalan giants
“My future is currently in Manchester. I still have a contract, I am playing there at the moment, but who knows what will happen in the next few months,” Pogba recently stated.
As for Sergej Milinković-Savić, the Serbian remained a hot property all through the recently-concluded transfer window having caught the attention of the likes of Real Madrid, Juventus, Barcelona, and PSG. However, nothing materialized and the 23-year-old remained at the Stadio Olimpico in the end.
United were raring to go and procure Milinković-Savić prior to the beginning of the World Cup but with Lazio playing hardball, their pursuit was thwarted.
Even so, the club has United its interest in the former Genk ace and still believe that the club are in pole position to obtain his services, which might easily precipitate Pogba's switch to Barca.
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