Months of speculation, negotiations and deliberation bore fruit in the early hours of Tuesday morning as the open secret of the 23-year-old’s United return was made official.
Four years on from departing Old Trafford for Juventus without making a first-team start, Pogba signed a five-year contract with the option of a sixth season after United agreed to pay an eye-watering £89m.
Juventus revealed the deal could increase by a further five million euros (£4.25m) depending on targets being met – something that looks likely given by the Frenchman’s comments in his first interview since the deal’s completion.
“The thing with me is I only think about the pitch,” Pogba said. “I want to do great, I want to be one of the best.
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“I want to win titles, I want to achieve things and that’s all – that’s why I came here, just to do this, to become one of the best and to win titles because I know this club has to win titles.
“This club is created to win titles, to win things, to win big things. That’s why. I am focused about this and that’s it. I’m just ready to go and work on that and just kill it.”
Pogba has certainly done that during his time in Serie A, playing a key role as Juventus won the title in each of his four seasons at the club.
He added: “It was like I’d just come back home. I just went for a holiday. I’m happy and I see everyone, the same persons. It’s just a great feeling, to be honest.”
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