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Buffon: United Blind To Let Pogba Go

Juventus goalkepper, Gianluigi Buffon, has extended a long list of people questioning Manchester United for letting Juventus starlet, Paul Pogba, go.

Pogba joined Juventus on a free transfer in 2012 after Sir Alex Ferguson didn’t want to promise the youngster more game time at Old Trafford.

In the meantime, Pogba has developed into one of Europe’s strong central midfielders and Ferguson’s successor, David Moyes, as well as Paris Saint German and Real Madrid are rumoured to chase the 20-year-old.

Buffon told Italy’s Italia Uno channel that he couldn’t believe United would let such a talented player leave without a fight.

"He's one of those players who leaves you with your mouth wide open," Buffon said.

"We all asked ourselves, after seeing him train with us for the third or the fourth time, when he was still unknown, whether the people in Manchester couldn't see very well."

Pogba led France to win the FIFA U-20 World Cup last summer and also won the European Golden Boy award. According to close friends of the player, he would prefer a move to France instead of United, if Juventus wanted to cash in on him.

Meanwhile, Buffon's teammate, Giorgio Chiellini, talked down rumours that either Pogba or Arturo Vidal - another Juve star who is rumoured to be on the shopping list of David Moyes - will leave the Italian giants.

"I can see that everybody wants to stay here and sign new contracts," he told Mediaset.

"Pogba knows how important he is for us. He's got clubs lining up for him, but he needs to keep his cool and carry on playing the way he is, in spite of the pressure."

"Vidal has only just renewed his contract, and he is one of the strongest midfielders in the world."

Can Manchester United at least persuade one of Juventus’ strong central midfielder to Old Trafford? Have your say in the comment section below.

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