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Barcelona to delay Paul Pogba bid with Manchester United insisting he is NOT for sale this month

Frenchman's relationship with Old Trafford chief Jose Mourinho is on the rocks but he is unlikely to be available until next summer

Barcelona are reportedly prepared to wait until next summer to sign Paul Pogba.

The Manchester United midfielder, 25, has been linked with an exit after a rift developed between him and Jose Mourinho.

Paul Pogba is going nowhere despite a growing rift with Jose Mourinho

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Paul Pogba is going nowhere despite a growing rift with Jose Mourinho

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And the Express claims Barca have given up their pursuit for now after having a reported £50million bid rejected.

United will not sell the World Cup winner – set to captain the side against Brighton today – this month as they are unable to bring in a replacement.

And it is unlikely Old Trafford chiefs will do business in the notoriously tricky January window where club demand huge premiums.

Pogba’s comments after his goalscoring performance in the win over Leicester called his United future into question.

Paul Pogba captained Manchester United against Leicester

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Paul Pogba captained Manchester United against Leicester

The Frenchman is on a high after winning the World Cup with France

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The Frenchman is on a high after winning the World Cup with France

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But Mourinho is trying to play down the row, explaining: “The truth is we are together for two years and a couple of weeks and I’ve never been so happy with Pogba
as I am now, that’s the truth.

“I cannot demand more from him, I cannot ask more from him, he came here on a Monday, trained three days, I asked for his support for his contribution in an important match for us when the team had difficulties.

“He did it better and for more time than we could expect, when he says he did it for the fans and for the team is exactly what I want, is exactly what I demand from my players.

“He’s working well, playing well, he does for the fans, he does for the team and that’s what I want, to play for the team and I couldn’t be happier than what I am.”

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