Man Utd star Paul Pogba told to ‘shut up’ about Real Madrid transfer after ‘dream’ claim

Manchester United ace Paul Pogba has been told to “shut up” and stop talking about a potential transfer to Real Madrid after the Frenchman conceded he wants a move to the Bernabeu in the future.

Pogba made headlines again on Thursday after he admitted a move to Madrid is still a “dream” for him.

The midfielder has been heavily linked with a move to Los Blancos in the past, but was expected to enter into talks over a new contract in the coming weeks.

His agent, Mino Raiola, said earlier this year that he wanted to take a world-class superstar to the Bernabeu before long, though recently admitted he believes talks over a new contract for Pogba will begin soon.

Pogba’s contract runs out next summer, but United have the chance to extend the deal for a further 12 months if they choose to.

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However, Pogba cast further doubt over his future on Thursday as he admitted he one day wants to play for Madrid.

And former Norwegian international Jan-Aage Fjortoft slammed the star on ESPN FC, and told him to start performing when it matters.

He said: “It’s time that he shuts up and tries to do something on the bench.”

Liverpool icon Steve Nicol agreed with the former striker, and claimed Pogba’s comments show that he’s got no leadership qualities.

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“I don’t understand why players are so stupid,” he said.

“Just because someone asked you a question, you don’t have to answer it.

“If you do answer it, all you have to say is ‘I’m happy at Manchester United, that’s the only thing I’m thinking about’, and that’s the end of the story.

“I think it tells you more about Paul Pogba. I’ve actually been sticking up for him for a long time – probably the first two years of his time at Manchester United.

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“But it’s really clear, this guy has absolutely zero leadership in him, and you can tell.

“At Juventus, amongst great players, he was great. At France, when he’s among great players – he’s great.

“But when he’s at United amongst players who need guidance and leadership and someone to bring them along, he can’t do it. He’s only interested in doing his thing. If his thing isn’t working, he’s contributing nothing.

“I think he’s shown his true colours, he ‘aint changing now. If I was Real Madrid, unless you’re going back to the Galacticos, he’s not going to help you.”

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