Manchester United have confirmed that Paul Pogba will leave the club at the end of his current contract in June.
The Frenchman has long been expected to leave Old Trafford this summer, and will now do so as a free agent after failing to agree terms on a new deal at the club.
A club statement on United’s official website read: “The club can announce that Paul Pogba will leave Manchester United at the end of June, upon the expiry of his contract.”
The rather lengthy statement went on to thank Pogba for his services throughout his two spells at Old Trafford: “It was a low-key end to a United career that had brought so many individual high moments, so many beautiful goals, assists and pieces of skill.
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“But for a boy that joined the Academy at 16 to make over 200 United appearances and lift the Youth Cup, along with two major pieces of silverware – not to mention the World Cup at international level – is something that should be applauded and celebrated.
“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.”
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