Paul Pogba

Paul Pogba has dropped another huge hint that he will be re-joining Juventus on a free in the next 24 hours, as he told fans in Italian ‘see you soon’ on social media while aboard a private jet on Friday.

Reports earlier this week claimed that the Italian giants have reached an agreement to bring Pogba back to the Allianz Stadium. He is expected to undergo a medical with Juventus on Saturday before signing a new deal.

Should Pogba complete a move back to Juventus, it will be the second time in his career he has left Manchester United for the Serie A side for nothing.

After leaving Old Trafford as a teenager, Pogba enjoyed four trophy-laden season at Juventus before completing a return to United for a then-world record fee of £89million back in 2016.

Now, having worked out with former Juventus star Paulo Dybala in the United States this week, Pogba was filmed gleefully rubbing his hands together during his flight back to Turin, saying ‘it’s time’ on Instagram.

In the same video of himself on the private jet, Pogba used the hashtag ‘PogAlmostBack’ – a reference to the ‘PogBack’ phrase United used when they themselves re-signed him six years ago.

Wearing black and white – Juventus’ colours – Pogba says to the camera: ‘It’s time…it’s time. Yes sir. Ci vediamo presto’ – which translates in Italian to ‘see you soon’.

He also briefly showed fans a glimpse of his flight path from Miami to presumably Turin.

According to Sky Sport Italia, he will land at Turin’s Caselle Airport at 4pm local time.

The 2018 World Cup winner is said to have agreed a four-year contract with the Serie A giants ahead of much-anticipated return to Italy.

It comes after his six seasons at Old Trafford were marred by injuries and inconsistency, leading fans and pundits to question his effort and determination.

The 91-cap international scored 39 goals in 226 appearances in all competitions, but only once reached double figures in league goals, 13 in 2018-19 – a total he reached twice in his last two seasons at Juventus.

During that period he did, however, impress for France, helping Didier Deschamps’ France win the 2018 World Cup with several superb performances, he often failed to translate that form to his club side.

Pogba won just a Europa League and League Cup title across his time at the club and will doubtless be looking to continue lifting silverware at the same rate he did before at Juventus.

The 29-year-old won four Scudetto in four years and also won two Coppa Italias and two Italian Super Cups during his previous stint with The Old Lady.

Ahead of his second exit, Pogba has also irked United supporters for perhaps the final time after clips of his new documentary were released earlier this month.

One section of the documentary shows Pogba and his late agent discussing a £300,000-a-week contract offer from the Red Devils, which he branded ‘nothing’.

‘How can you tell a player you absolutely want him and offer him nothing?’ he said. ‘Never seen that.’

United fans were left seething with the footage, labelling Pogba a ‘greedy egomaniac’ and welcoming his departure at the end of the month even further.

Sportsmail previously revealed Pogba cost United almost £1m per game during his six years back at Old Trafford and will pocket a £3.78m loyalty bonus when he moves on again.


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