Troubled Paul Pogba has his heart set on forcing transfer to Barcelona

Kristopher Nichols
August 16, 2018

The 46 year old is now out of work and according to various reports; he is setting his sights on the Premier League.

Manchester United legend Paul Scholes has given his former club little chance to challenge for the Premier League title this season, and said Jose Mourinho's men seemed confused on the pitch in their league-opening 2-0 victory against Leicester on Friday.

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Reports further indicate that the World Cup winning midfielder is especially keen on the Manchester United job.

Mourinho is under enormous pressure win the Premier League this season after failing to win a trophy at Old Trafford last campaign.

Mourinho is under enormous pressure this season after failing to win a trophy at Old Trafford in the 2017-18 campaign. The Red Devils failed to sign a centre-back despite being linked with a number of defenders in the summer transfer window.

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United's executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward was unable to strike a deal for either player Tottenham's Toby Alderweireld and Bayern Munich's Jerome Boateng who were both wanted by Mourinho.

The Sun reported in July that Zidane was top of United's shortlist should Mourinho leave the club.

Pogba had fallen out of favour in the second half of last season and briefly found himself dropped to the bench by Mourinho.

Meanwhile, Manchester United are now gearing up for their trip to Brighton in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon. Sources have told ESPN FC that United will continue to monitor the midfielder and could look to bring him back when he fulfils more of the requirements.

United will not sell Pogba, regardless of whether he hands in a transfer request.

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