Report - Pogba agrees to extend his contract with Juventus

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Chelsea and Manchester United linked Paul Pogba has agreed a new deal with Juventus according to an Italian journalist on Twitter.

Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano claims an agreement is in place over a new contract for Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba.

Pogba has been linked with potential high profile transfers to Chelsea and former club Manchester United, but Romano published a Tweet on Twitter suggesting that a deal had already been agreed between the Frenchman and his representatives.

Pogba has revitalised his form since he left Manchester United for Juventus in a move, which left former United boss Sir Alex Ferguson furious.

He’s become one of Juventus’ most important players and is also a prominent player for the French national team, featuring in their World Cup campaign in Brazil and their campaign to qualify for the Euros in 2016.

It was thought that both Chelsea and United had the funding and the ability to pull off what would have been an extremely complicated deal for Pogba but he’s now set to commit his long term future to the current Serie A champions.

Reports suggested that Chelsea wanted him, with rumours circulating over the summer even after Jose Mourinho had seen Cesc Fabregas arrive at the club.

Manchester United’s interest appeared to stem from a need for a real presence in the middle of their team along with the fact Fergie has long since retired and .

While both sides would have loved the opportunity to sign Pogba, they have each moved on with Chelsea securing that Fabregas deal while United signed Daley Blind from Ajax and Angel Di Maria from Manchester United.

There are also still plenty of reports suggesting potential United deals for Kevin Strootman of Roma and Arturo Vidal, a teammate of Pogba at Juventus.

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