Manchester United were ready to spend £100m on central defender

Posted August 10, 2018

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Therefore Manchester United would likely be incentivised to offer Pogba a better contract to ward off Barcelona or drive his transfer fee up for a move in January or next summer.

Tottenham Hotspur, third last term, are heading into the new campaign with a gleaming new 62,000-seat stadium, which will be ready in Septemner, having not added a single player to their roster hours before the transfer window closed on Thursday. He worked amazingly well on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday and he's one of the players I have to speak with to see how physically and mentally he feels. One lie repeated 1,000 times is still a lie but the perception of people is that it's true. Conquering the Premier League seemed nearly too easy for this club last season, as they broke record after record. To finish 11th last season after losing their first seven games was a terrific achievement, and I fancy they'll improve on that this campaign.

"I focus on just what we have, and we go with everything we have to the first match". Now you want a lot of money for someone else?' It depends on the music, but words for me don't come easy. In this moment, words are not important. "You will see which teams are candidates".

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Players like Ruben Neves - a record purchase for both the club and the division - Diogo Jota, and Leo Bonatini arrived and thrived at Molineux as the club pushed everyone out of their way on route to promotion.

Jean Michael Seri was a transfer target for Barcelona just 12 months ago, but will now be lining up at Craven Cottage rather than the Camp Nou along with former Nice team-mate Maxime Le Marchand, German World Cup victor Andre Schurrle and Alfie Mawson, who earned an England call-up earlier in the year.

However, Eurosport understand from reliable sources close to the club that Pogba has not made any financial demands to the club.

Brazil worldwide Fred, highly-rated but raw full-back Diogo Dalot and third-choice goalkeeper Lee Grant all arrived at United by early July, but nobody followed despite Mourinho's explicit desire to bring in two more players.

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It feels like just days ago the FIFA World Cup was wrapping up but, believe it or not, the English Premier League is about to get underway.

"But it's the same conversation as with (Ashley) Young, (Marouane) Fellaini, (Jesse) Lingard, it's the same".

"It's true our targets are always the same level as Manchester United, Manchester City or Real Madrid but for different circumstances we can't achieve that".

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