Good news for Man United over deal for Barcelona prime target

Paul Pogba is willing to sign a new contract with Manchester United following the revival of his career since the arrival of Ole Gunnar Solsjaer at the club, per reports.

The world Cup winner was heavily criticised by former boss Jose Mourinho, who described him as a virus to the squad and he was linked with a stunning move away from the club.

Although Ed Woodward made it clear during the reign of Mourinho that the French midfielder would not be sold, he was destined to leave if the sacked Portuguese manager remained at the helms of the club.

However, he is thriving under Solskjaer and he is keen to repaying the faith in him by the club and new boss, reports the Sun.

He rejoined United on a record deal in the summer of 2016 – he has more than two years left on his current deal, with United having the option of extending by a year further.

The Red Devils are willing to offer him a new deal that will take his pay close to Alexis Sanchez’.

Anthony Martial is another player close to agreeing a five year deal with United and he is among the players that Woodward has tagged ‘special”