English football club “Manchester United” officially announced the transfer of midfielder Juventus Field Pogba, making a dark-skinned French midfielder the most expensive player in football history.
As reports the official site of Manchester United, the agreement with the 23-year-old rookie is for five years with the possibility of extending the contract for another year. Financial details were not disclosed.
However, on the website of the Turin club reported that the transaction amounted to 105 million euros. And the English side will pay the agreed amount within two years, and under certain conditions, it may grow by another five million.
This transfer became record in the history of world football – formerly the most expensive player was considered to be Gareth bale, for whom real Madrid paid Tottenham 100 million euros. The second was the transfer of the Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo – the same real Madrid paid Manchester United 94 million
It is also noted that the net profit of “Juventus” from the transaction amounted to 72.6 million euros. The fee to the agent Pogba was 20 million and will be paid by the clubs equally.
Last season, Pogba has played for Juventus 35 games in the Italian League and scored eight goals. He became the silver prize-winner of the home championship in the national team of France.
Interestingly, before moving to Turin, the Frenchman played for Manchester United, where he failed to break into the first team. And he left the British free – rights free agent.
“Very glad to return to Manchester United. This club has always held a special place in my heart. Look forward to the opportunity to work with Jose Mourinho. This is the right club for me to achieve anything in football,” said Pogba.
Head coach of Manchester United Jose Mourinho in Alaverdi promised to make Pogba key player of his team.
“He’s fast, strong, effective and reads the game better than many more Mature players. Pogba is young, continues to progress, and he has all chances to become the leader of the team for many years,” said Jose Mourinho.