It has been reported that Pogba turned United’s offer of a new deal this week and with his current contract expiring next summer, the club would be forced to cash out now rather than losing him for nothing in 12 months.
But Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists the talks between the club and the player remain live and after speaking to the France international he believes Pogba is looking forward to the new season at Old Trafford.
“Discussions are underway between Paul’s representative and club representatives. All the dialogue I have had with Paul is that he is looking forward to the season, ”Solskjaer said after United’s 4-2 loss to Queens Park Rangers.
Pogba expressed his desire to leave United two years ago and his future has been a controversial topic ever since, but his preferred transfer options to Real Madrid and Juventus have been closed for the time being as both clubs struggled financially. due to the pandemic.
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Last December, his agent Mino Raiola said Pogba would not sign a new contract at United and wanted to leave, but the club opened talks to try to extend his stay.
But PSG could offer Pogba an exit from Old Trafford if they are determined to leave this summer. The 28-year-old returns to pre-season training a week on Monday after impressing for France in their European Championship campaign.
Solskjaer has declined to be drawn to the intricacies of the talks between Pogba and the club, but he is hopeful he will stay with his squad next season.
“There is always speculation about Paul, the discussions between Paul and his representatives, I am not into the details of each one, I really have nothing to say about it,” he said.
“There is always speculation about Paul and always interested clubs and we have seen Paul at his best, Paul knows what we think about him and I enjoyed my time working with him and I hope we can continue to work together. “
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