Real Madrid deny Pogba bid

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Italian newspaper La Stampa reported this week that Real had offered the 22-year-old??a five-year deal worth?????10 million per season.

However, the Spanish club have taken the unusual step of making an official announcement to say the report is “completely false”.

The statement read: “Following the reports published in the Italian newspaper??La Stampa??concerning an alleged offer from Real Madrid for the player Paul Pogba, the club wishes to state the following: Real Madrid have had no contact either with Juventus or the player’s agent and, as a consequence, the reports published in this newspaper are completely false.”

After a fantastic season with Juventus, Pogba has been linked with a move to a number of top clubs in Europe this summer.

It has been reported that La Liga would be his preferred choice but he has a contract with Champions League finalists Juve until 2019 and it remains to be seen whether he leaves Turin.