Florentino Perez has revealed Real Madrid would be interested in Paul Pogba Perez says Madrid would not chase David De Gea given the form of Keylor Navas.
The club supremo suggested Casemiro and James Rodriguez are not for sale Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has discussed his side’s possible transfer dealing during the summer transfer window.
Perez said his side would be interested in signing Paul Pogba if the Juventus midfielder became available. Zidane being unveiled as the new Real Madrid trainer by Florentino Perez in January.
The 23-year-old has been linked with big-money moves to the likes of Barcelona, Manchester United and Manchester City, and Madrid president Perez has told Marca that the newly-crowned European champions would also be interested in his services.
“Pogba is a great player, but in midfield we have six great players, so I would not want to discuss speculation,” Perez said.
“While he excites me, it is difficult to reach agreements if there are no termination clauses [in a player’s contract]. If a player such as him [Pogba] is available, we may go for him, but would have to reach an agreement.
Paul Pogba of Juventus was named world golden boy in 2013 “It is very difficult to bring someone [in]. I’ll talk to [Zinedine] Zidane. Our obligation is to be much better every year.
He will decide if we can get someone better than we have.” GET for FREE: Get the latest sports news on Naij Sports Perez suggested the club would not be chasing David De Gea who they almost signed last summer only for the deal to be scuppered by failed paper works.
De Gea The club president said: “I am not the one who has to decide. I would say it is very difficult to manage two great players in that position.”
The Spaniard also revealed that Casemiro and James Rodriguez could remain though they are yet to receive an offer for both.
He said: “Casemiro has been a surprise to some, but I had no doubts. He has the qualities that will lead him to become one of the greats.
“James arrived late and started late. Others were playing well. He is one of the great players we have. We have not had any offers for anyone or talked about the future.”
Real Madrid defeated Atletico Madrid on penalties to win an 11th European title on Saturday, May 28 at the San Siro stadium in Milan. Sergio Ramos’ early opener was cancelled out by substitute Yannick Ferrera Carrasco in the second half. source: Goal.com