MANCHESTER UNITED stars are “openly joking” about Paul Pogba’s transfer saga, according to reports.
The French World Cup winner wants to leave Old Trafford this summer and has reportedly “agreed” a big money move to Real Madrid.
PA:Press Association Man Utd stars are reportedly “joking” about Paul Pogba leaving the club this summer
SunSport told you Pogba, 26, has been disillusioned with United following their recent dip in form, believing the club have failed to make any progress since he first left for Juventus seven years ago.
He is also convinced Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is not the right man to turn things around at Old Trafford.
The Frenchman was even involved in a bust-up with his team-mates following the 4-0 trashing at Everton.
And according to AS, Pogba’s situation is so serious that Red Devils stars are “openly joking” about him leaving Manchester.
The France international has already refused to sort out a visa for United’s pre-season trip to the Far East this summer.
His agent Mino Raiola even cancelled a meeting with Old Trafford chiefs last week over a new deal for his client.
Real Madrid are known to be interested in signing the midfielder, with reports claiming Pogba has informed United he wants to join Los Blancos.
He has previously spoken of his “dream” to play for Zinedine Zidane and is believed to have already met with the Madrid coach to discuss a potential summer move.
The La Liga giants are reportedly “confident” of securing deals for Pogba AND Chelsea star Eden Hazard in a £200m spending spree.
Although, Raiola is understood to have also met with Juventus chiefs, discussing the possibility of the Frenchman’s return to Turin.
Solskjaer has recently played down the rumours surrounding Pogba’s future, although failed to guarantee his star will stay at Old Trafford beyond this season.
He said: “You can’t guarantee anything in football but yes I think Paul’s gonna be here, he’s very determined to succeed at Man Utd.
“He’s done fantastic for us, he’s a human being as well and we’re all the same, we want him to do well.
“He’s a leader in that dressing room and on the pitch for us.
“Going back to if I can guarantee, I would say yes, I can guarantee – although in life you can never – but he will be here as far as I’m concerned.”