Paul Pogba ‘to be offered Manchester United captaincy’ to fend off Real Madrid transfer talk this summer
- United man Paul Pogba has been linked with a move to Real Madrid this summer
- Current captain Antonio Valencia is set to leave at the end of the season
- United will also offer negotiations aimed at securing his long-term future
The Red Devils midfielder has been linked with a move to Real Madrid this summer.
With current captain Antonio Valencia set to leave at the end of the season when his contract expires, this has opened up a spot for Pogba.
Paul Pogba will be offered the captain’s armband as Manchester United try to keep hold of him
According to the Mirror, United will also offer negotiations aimed at securing his long-term future.
The World Cup winner insists that his side need to improve on their performance at Old Trafford.
Pogba said: ‘We didn’t have a good performance. But the result is there. We only think about that today.
‘It was really open. But we didn’t play well. The chance we had, the space that we had.
‘The players were inside but we played a bit too slow and we were in danger. We are going to have to fix this.
The World Cup-winning Frenchman stepped up to score a penalty in the first half
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