Paul Pogba sees your transfer rumors, raises you on Instagram
Say this much for Paul Pogba–he's not oblivious to the transfer buzz surrounding his imminent record move to Manchester United from Juventus.
Pogba, vacationing in the United States, poked fun at some of the headlines involving him with a couple of Instagram posts over the weekend. The latest transfer buzz has him on the verge of a move that could cost as much as €145 million (which includes a hefty payday for agent Mino Raiola) and set a new standard for transfer fees in the big-spending modern era. The figure has caused Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger to blast the move as "completely crazy" and has plenty questioning whether the move is worth the cost for Manchester United.
Regardless, Pogba is having fun with the speculation. Reports emerged Friday that he was in Los Angeles to have his medical exam ahead of the move, to which he showcased the following:
His last, and most recent post, shows him holding a "contract" with the caption "We catch Pogba with his contract in Universal Studios LA amusement park #Imonholidays #nonsense":
There's one simple way Pogba for to put an end to the speculation. Post a photo of him in Manchester, in uniform, signing the contract that the world is waiting see delivered.
Until then, the speculation goes on.