Chelsea and Man United target signs new long-term Juventus deal
Paul Pogba commits to Juventus until 2019
Paul Pogba has signed a new long-term deal with Juventus, ending speculation linking him with a move to Chelsea and Manchester United.
The France international signed a new five-year contract with the Serie A champions on Friday night, capping a brilliant two years in Turin.
Pogba has scored one goal and made one assist in six Serie A appearances this season, helping Massimiliano Allegri’s side top the table after seven games.
The 21-year-old, who left Manchester United to join Juventus in 2012, featured in all five of France’s games at the World Cup in Brazil in their run to the quarter-finals.
“We have just signed Paul Pogba’s renewal until 2019,” Juve club administrator Giuseppe Marotta said.
Earlier this year, Jose Mourinho sparked speculation Chelsea could sign Pogba after heaping praise on the midfielder.
“I would say Pogba [was the best young player], because he had also a good World Cup and in spite of the fact his team didn’t reach the last four,” Mourinho told Yahoo.
“I think he showed that he is a big player for the next World Cup for sure.”