Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici says the club “love” Paul Pogba amid speculation linking the Manchester United midfielder with a return to Turin.
The 26-year-old wants to leave Old Trafford and said on Sunday “it could be a good time to have a new challenge somewhere else.”
Real Madrid have a longstanding interest in the France midfielder but _Sky in Italy_ understand Pogba would prefer a return to Juventus, three years after they sold him to United for a then world-record fee of £89m.
Paratici was asked about the World Cup winner and Paris St Germain’s Adrien Rabiot during the unveiling of manager Maurizio Sarri on Thursday.
“They are very good players,” he said.
“Pogba plays for Manchester United, we love him a lot of course because he played here for several years.
“He grew here a lot and became world champion, so he certainly gave us a lot but he is a player of Manchester United.”