Manchester United have triggered a one-year possibility on Paul Pogba`s contract, extending the France midfielder`s deal till June 2022, British media reported on Friday.
The 27-year-old returned to United from Juventus in a then world-record deal value 89 million kilos ($114.93 million) in 2016 however Pogba has suffered with inconsistent kind and accidents at Old Trafford amidst fixed hypothesis over his future.
The experiences mentioned United`s determination to increase his contract was taken earlier than Pogba mentioned on worldwide responsibility with France that he would like to play for Real Madrid at some point.
United supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer disregarded these feedback from the Frenchman, who would have been out of contract subsequent June, throughout his information convention on the eve of Saturday`s Premier League conflict at Newcastle United.
“Paul`s our player, he`s going to be here for another two years and sure he`s focused on doing his best for us and we want to see the best for Paul,” Solskjaer mentioned. “In the next couple of years I`m sure we`ll get the best out of him.”
Meanwhile, United skipper Harry Maguire is eager to play on and overcome his poor current shows for membership and nation however might miss the Newcastle sport with a knock, Solskjaer added.
Maguire endured a torrid time in United`s 6-1 thrashing by Tottenham Hotspur earlier than the worldwide break and sustained an harm earlier than being despatched off in England`s 1-0 Nations League defeat by Denmark on Wednesday.
But Solskjaer backed the 27-year-old, who additionally featured in England`s 2-1 win over Belgium, to provide his critics a becoming response if he’s match sufficient to play this weekend.
“When Harry is part of the England team that beats number one-ranked Belgium it`s a normal day. Then you get the headlines when you get a sending off, that`s football. You have to deal with it,” Solskjaer informed reporters.
“Harry has received nice resilience. He is aware of he’ll bounce again. He desires to play and work his approach out of the final couple of video games he`s been criticised for.
“But he picked up a knock just before he came off the other night so we`ll have a look at him today.”
United`s defeat by Spurs left them in 16th place with three factors from as many matches and Solskjaer mentioned his gamers have been prepared to show their fortunes round.
“We know we`ve started the season badly and that game ended really badly… we know we have to perform better but we`ve now had two weeks to think about it, work on it,” Solskjaer mentioned.