According to various reports, the Catalan giants this week launched a £45m bid plus Yerry Mina and Andre Gomes.
"But I hope someone can catch them - it would be nice, so hopefully Manchester United can".
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Paul Pogba has scored five goals in 23 Premier League matches in the last season. In spite of Mourinho telling the press that all is well between them, these recent rumours have proved otherwise. "Pogba was upset with Mourinho's assessment of his performances during the World Cup".More news: S.Sudan's Kiir vows power sharing deal with rival will hold
It would certainly be a shock for everyone if this happens.
United are understood to have rejected the offer, and Ferdinand - who made over 450 appearances for the Premier League side - urged executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward to instead focus on signing players. Hence, United might consider pondering over this offer.
Keown said, as quoted by the Daily Star: "I don't see it happening".
Here is a summary of today's news about Pogba's United future and potential move to Catalonia.More news: UN to convene Yemen talks in Geneva next month
Pogba tells teammates he wants out at United.
The report has cited the same reason as several before it, that Pogba and Mourinho don't share the best of rapport, and as of such, the prolific Frenchman could be led away from Old Trafford with a bumper move.
Dembele helped France win the World Cup this summer. The French defender spent last term at Stoke, but with Antonio Rudiger, David Luiz, Andreas Christensen, Gary Cahill, Cesar Azpilicueta and even young Ethan Ampadu already ahead of him, Maurizio Sarri will sanction a move to Goodison.
Mourinho on Monday warned of a hard season ahead if the Premier League runners-up do not strengthen their side.More news: Motorola's new Moto Z3 smartphone can be UPGRADED to 5G tech