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Manchester United want to sign Junior Vinicius in exchange for French midfielder

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United want Vinicius Junior in Pogba deal
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Manchester United are reportedly willing to sanction the sale of midfielder Paul Pogba to Real Madrid next month, provided they are offered Vinicius Junior in a part-exchange deal.

Pogba has recently returned to first-team action with the Red Devils after his recovery from an ankle fracture but his future continues to remain uncertain due to his ambition to head to the Bernabeu.

According to El Desmarque, the Red Devils are willing to negotiate the sale of Pogba to the Madrid giants but for that, they are likely to demand £85m with Junior acting as a makeweight.

Junior has barely cemented a regular spot under Zinedine Zidane this season but Los Blancos are nonetheless in no rush to sanction his departure, given he remains a long-term prospect.

Los Blancos may instead seek to negotiate a straight-cash deal for Pogba but that could see them pay more than £130m for the 2018 World Cup winner. Pogba has made just seven league appearances this term due to injury concerns.