Manchester United are facing backlash from their team over a U-turn in the contract they have made.
Tensions in the Old Trafford dressing room have reportedly been high over the past year, with much leaked information reaching the press. With the Red Devils’ disappointing campaign ending next month, expect plenty of team changes this summer.
Not least with expiring contracts: the likes of Juan Mata, Edinson Cavani and Jesse Lingard are expected to leave when their deals run out, though one player who was supposed to leave was reportedly offered a deal.
The daily mirror they claim that Paul Pogba has been offered an incredible new contract that would make him the highest paid player in the Premier League. The World Cup winner was largely expected to leave Manchester United, and the report suggests that even Pogba himself was resigned to his departure.
“Some of the players think it’s out of line that he could be getting double what they get when he barely starts a game and talks about leaving all the time,” a United source said.
United are about to hire Erik Ten Hag as the club’s next permanent manager. Since December, Ralf Rangnick has been the caretaker manager and has chosen to deploy Pogba in his midfield only sporadically.
Pogba is valued at £49.5m for Transfermarkt.
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