Paul Pogba moves to Manchester United for a record breaking €105 Million
Midfielder Paul Pogba has become the most expensive player of all time with his return to Manchester United for a record staggering 105 Million Euros. His contract with Manchester United would be for a period of 5 years with a choice to extend another year. Pogba’s remuneration surpasses the feat held by Real Madrid when they paid 85 Million Euros for the forwarder Gareth Bale in 2013.
Regarding his transfer to Manchester United, Pogba said “I am delighted to rejoin United. It has always been a club with a special place in my heart and I am really looking forward to working with José Mourinho. I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at Juventus and have some fantastic memories of a great club with players that I count as friends. But I feel the time is right to go back to Old Trafford. I always enjoyed playing in front of the fans and can’t wait to make my contribution to the team. This is the right club for me to achieve everything I hope to in the game.”
Before Manchester United, the 23-year old Paul Pogba represented the Italian club Juventus from 2012-16 where he lead the club to four consecutive Serie-A titles and two Coppa Italia & Supercoppa Italiana titles. Popularly referred as “Pogboom”, Pogba received the Goldey Boy in 2013 and Bravo Award in 2014. He has represented his home country France in all levels right from Under-16 Nationals to Senior National team. Appearing for France’s senior football team from 2013, Pogba has scored 6 goals from 38 appearances.
The most expensive player was named by The Guardian in 2014 as one of the ten most promising players in Europe. Pogba was included in the 2015 UEFA Team of the Year and 2015 FIFA FIFProWorld XI. Team Surfolks wishes Paul Pogba and Manchester United good luck for the coming seasons. Pogba fans, it’s time to start cheering your hero with Manchester United jersey.