Former Liverpool and Real Madrid midfielder Steve Mcmanaman has urged Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba to join Real Madrid when his contract expires at the end of the season.
“It’s an easy move for Real Madrid to take him. You’re getting him on a free so you’re really not taking much of a gamble,” he told Horseracing.net.
“So you take into account what you have in the team -they’ve got Luka Modric who’s 36, Toni Kroos is into his thirties, Casemiro will be 30 in February.
“That’s what you’re looking at. Of course you’ve got a number of players in and around the squad as well. I don’t think it would be a big issue to bring Pogba in.
“Is he playing well enough at the moment? No, of course not. That’s an easy thing to say.
“He was poor when he came on against Liverpool, against Atalanta he was really slow and got caught lots of times so his form hasn’t been good enough to walk into a Real Madrid team.
“But saying that, he has had levels of form in the past, at Juventus and for France. He may feel a change is better for him and the fact that he’s on a free, there’ll be plenty of clubs who will want to take him. No problem at all.
“I don’t know whether the current United team plays to his strengths but if he goes to Real Madrid, they might. And if he’s got Mbappe or Erling Haaland in front of him he could still be an absolute superstar there.”