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Juventus: Giuntoli reveals Pogba stance amid Saudi Arabia links

Paul Pogba at Juventus
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The French midfielder returns to Juve after an injury-plagued season.

Juventus have no intention of selling Paul Pogba ahead of the 2023-24 campaign, according to club director Cristiano Giuntoli.

Pogba returned to Juventus after completing a free move from Manchester United last summer. However, his second spell at the Allianz Stadium started with an unfortunate set of injuries.

Last season, Pogba made only ten games for Juve across all competitions while also missing out on the Qatar World Cup. According to Tuttosport, the Frenchman has received a “tempting offer” from Saudi Arabia ahead of the next campaign.

However, Giuntoli says Juve still see Pogba as a crucial player.

“He is returning from a troubled year, but Paul has great desire and we are waiting for him,” the Juventus director said.

“We’re counting on him to drag the boys along, he’s crucial for us.”

Pogba is still two years away from the expiration of his current deal at Juve. The Bianconeri seem determined to keep the experienced midfielder despite their financial issues. However, things are different for Dusan Vlahovic, who is also heavily linked with a move away from Juve this summer.

Asked about the Serbian star’s future, Giuntoli added: “Vlahović? It’s not a secret that we have to clarify our balance/accounts — so we have to consider huge proposals.

“It’s important to clarify that we trust Dušan, and he’s part of our project.”