Manchester United have confirmed the exits of Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard when their contracts expire at the end of June. Pogba left United to join Juventus as a free agent in 2012 before returning for a world-record fee of £89m. Pogba scored 39 goals during his 233 first-team appearances. He has endured a topsy turvy second spell with the club. Lingard on the other hand brings his 20-year association with the club to an end. The club has reportedly held talks with Barcelona over the signing of Frenkie de Jong.
“The club can announce that Paul Pogba will leave Manchester United at the end of June, upon the expiry of his contract,” the club said in a statement. “Everyone at the club would like to congratulate Paul on his successful career and thank him for his contributions to Manchester United. We wish him all the best for the next steps on a remarkable journey.”
“We’d like to take this opportunity to thank Jesse for all of the memories he’s helped create during his two decades here and wish him the best of luck in his future career,” Manchester United said about Jesse Lingard.