JUVENTUS are reportedly “dreaming” of re-signing Paul Pogba from Manchester United.
Calciomercato claims the midfielder, 26, is being lined up for a second stunning spell in Turin after Juve were dumped out of the Champions League by Ajax.
Reuters1 Juventus dream of re-signing Paul Pogba from Man Utd this summer
Manager Max Allegri’s future is in serious doubt after the Serie A champions’ latest European failure.
And there are set to be further changes to the side following last summer’s capture of Cristiano Ronaldo.
Aaron Ramsey has already joined on a free transfer from Arsenal.
But it’s believed Juventus still want to bolster their midfield with another signing.
Lyon’s Tanguy Ndombele is said to be a potential option.
But Italian chiefs are instead ready to make an audacious move to sign Pogba from United for a second time.
The ace swapped Old Trafford for the Allianz Stadium in 2012 when his Red Devils contract expired.
Pogba joined United four years later in a then-world record £89million deal.
But his future at the Theatre of Dreams is far from certain.
SunSport understands Real Madrid are desperate to land the French World Cup winner after already securing a deal for Chelsea winger Eden Hazard.
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But Pogba could instead be tempted to return to his former stomping ground as Juve plot a fresh summer spending spree.
Benfica wonderkid Joao Felix is being lined up in attack after striking a hat-trick against Eintracht Frankfurt in last week’s Europa League quarter-final.
And Fiorentina’s Federico Chiesa could arrive in a big-money deal to replace Douglas Costa.
Juve are also hoping to sign a new central defender following Andrea Barzagli’s decision to retire.
They have missed out on Ajax’s Matthijs de Ligt, who is instead heading to Barcelona.
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Raphael Varane could be available if Real Madrid land Kalidou Koulibaly from Napoli.
Barcelona’s Samuel Umtiti, Benfica’s Ruben Dias, Bayern Munich’s Jerome Boateng, Spurs’ Toby Alderweireld and Roma’s Kostas Manolas are other options.
While Benfica’s Alex Grimaldo and Real veteran Marcelo are being lined up to challenge Alex Sandro at left-back next term.