#Pogback: French midfielder returns to Manchester United after world- record transfer
- 09.08.2016, 17:52,
- Sports » Sports. Main
The 23-year-old Paul Pogba returns to Old Trafford after four years in Juventus, when he left United for for ˆ1.75m in 2012.
Pogba has signed a five-year deal. In accordance with it United will pay the Italian champions ˆ105m for Pogba, plus ˆ5m in performance-related bonuses, and other costs, including another ˆ5m if Pogba signs a new contract."This is the right club for me to achieve everything I hope to,"
Pogba said in his first interview."I am delighted to rejoin United. It has always been a club with a special place in my heart and I am really looking forward to working with Jose Mourinho,"
Previously the most expensive transfer was completed when Wales forward Gareth Bale joined Real Madrid for ˆ100 from Tottenham.
Such moves make Cristiano Ronaldo 3rd on the rate of most expensive transfers with Gonzalo Higuain, who joined the rate recently, the 4th and Neymar – 5th.