Paul Pogba discusses Barcelona move with Ed Woodward and Man United teammates

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The Frenchman has often been criticized for his subpar performances at Old Trafford, but in recent months, much of the criticism from fans and media has switched to Mourinho, especially in the wake of Pogba's stellar performance in France's World Cup winning effort. There is also no indication at this stage that Pogba is willing to agitate for a transfer.

Milan have extra time to conclude a deal for Martial as they Italian transfer window closes nine days after the Premier League's deadline.

United are simply not interested in selling Pogba.

Striker Romelu Lukaku showed his all-round quality in Belgium's run to third place at the finals and proved he can offer more than being just a battering ram target.

According to rumours, Pogba has desired to join Barcelona but a chance of a reunion with Juventus will be quite tempting for him.

Juventus will include Miralem Pjanic in their bid for Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba this week, according to a report.

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Areas in the south of France are also set to feel the burn, with highs of 40 degrees forecast for the next few days. Heat warnings have been issued for 41 of Spain's 50 provinces as temperatures are expected to reach up to 45C.

Barcelona have reportedly had a series of offers for Willian rejected by Chelsea, but the attacker cleared up the speculation.

Transfer expert Ian McGarry told the Daily Star that United boss Mourinho should give Pogba an ultimatum before the first game of the season, against Leicester on Friday evening.

As well as Pogba, the United hierarchy are also understood to be keen to keep unsettled forward Anthony Martial despite well-documented tension between him and Mourinho. Pogba, a key member of the French team that won the World Cup in Russian Federation last month, was part of United's youth set-up but, short of first-team opportunities, opted to join Juventus in 2012. Let us know in the comments... "And if you don't play to your potential and your agent continues to agitate then that may change'".

By the second week of July, Raiola had already met with representatives of Barcelona to offer the player to the Catalan club.

Press Association Sport understands the Argentina worldwide is reluctant to leave as he continues to work on his fitness, with Phil Jones, Chris Smalling, Victor Lindelof and Eric Bailly the other centre-backs options at United.

The Sun add Raiola approached United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward in January shortly after Sanchez arrived.