Pogba sale could send Nani and Dzeko to Juventus

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Juventus may opt to sell off midfield star Paul Pogba to fund moves for Nani and Edin Dzeko, according to the latest reports in Italy.

While Juventus are fighting hard to keep Paul Pogba in Turin, it is being suggested that their back-up plan is to use his transfer fee to fund a spending spree in England.

Pogba represents one of Juventus' greatest transfer coups having arrived on a free transfer when he was released by Manchester United.

Since coming to Italy, the French international has established himself as one of Serie A's star players and is now valued in excess of £30m.

Juventus have insisted that they have no intention of letting Pogba leave despite reported interest from Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid and Manchester United, and they are trying to agree a contract extension with the player.

But La Stampa suggests that Juventus are working on a Plan B should they receive a bumper offer in the summer.

The newspaper claims that the Old Lady could receive as much as £50m and may invest that in offensive reinforcements.

Juventus were frequently linked with Manchester United winger Nani during the January transfer window and could launch a bid for him.

La Stampa also identifies Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko as a possible target. Dzeko is also wanted by Juventus' Serie A rivals Inter, but it has been suggested that the Bosnian star could be included in the Pogba deal if Manchester City choose to swoop for him.

Juventus are also being linked with Daryl Janmaat, who is also a target for Fiorentina, and it looks likely that coach Antonio Conte will search for players who will fit into a 4-3-3 formation, which he is keen to implement on a regular basis next season.

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