Giorgio Chiellini sends message to Paul Pogba ahead of Juventus switch
Posted by  badge Boss on Jul 08
Paul Pogba is very close to re-signing for Juventus (Picture: Getty)

legend Giorgio Chiellini has sent a message to as he looks set for a second spell in Turin after his time at came to an end.

The Italian club to re-signing winning France midfielder Pogba after his United contract expired this summer.

Pogba’s Old Trafford exit has been controversial and he has taken several swipes at the club, with former United defender and pundit Gary Neville .

Pogba re-signed for Man United in 2016 for a then-world record deal worth £89m – and has largely struggled – but now wants to prove that they are making a ‘mistake’ in not extending his deal.

‘My thought process is to show Manchester [United] that they made a mistake in waiting to give me a contract,’  in his new documentary dubbed The Pogmentary.

‘And to show other clubs that Manchester had made a mistake in not offering me a contract.’

Paul Pogba has struggled during his second spell at Manchester United (Picture: Getty)

Pogba has also complained about United offering him ‘nothing’ despite the club putting at least two deals on the table worth more than his current £290,000-a-week contract,  and admitted that ‘[people] can bring you down’.

However, as his move to Juventus nears, club legend Chiellini reveals that he is expecting big things from Pogba.

‘[His return] will be so important,’ Chiellini, who won nine Serie A titles with Juventus from 2004 to 2022, told .

The 37-year-old defender, who has just moved to Los Angeles FC in Major League Soccer and will team up with Gareth Bale, added: ‘Paul is a fanatic player.

‘Inside he has the fire to show to all of us what a fantastic player he is. I expect so much from him.’

Chiellini is also looking forward to linking up with Wales hero Bale, with the pair both moving to Los Angeles FC this summer.

‘It was a complete surprise,’ Chiellini said. ‘I was on the beach waiting for my Visa. When Bale signed I said ‘WOW’ and I was excited!

‘He’s another player who can help us. But the most important thing is not Chiellini or Bale or anyone else, the importance is on the group and reaching the top of the league. We have to continue in this way.’


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