Manchester United have officially confirmed the Frenchman has signed a five-year contract at Old Trafford.
The 23-year-old has been long-linked with a transfer to the Red Devils. However, the club confirmed the arrival of Juventus midfielder, who’s signed a five-year contract.
🇬🇧Leaving Manchester when I was 18 was a mutual decision between the club and me and the right thing to do at that moment. Now it’s time to go back and forward, Old Trafford here I come! 🇮🇹Lasciare Manchester quando avevo 18 anni è stata una decisione condivisa tra il club e me e la cosa giusta da fare in quel momento. Ora è il momento di tornare indietro per andare avanti, Old Trafford arrivo! 🇫🇷Quitter Manchester à 18 ans avait été une décision partagée entre le club et moi-même, c’était la bonne décision à prendre. Maintenant c’est le moment de revenir et repartir avec Manchester United, Old Trafford j’arrive!
The midfielder told the club’s official website: “I am delighted to rejoin United. It has always been a club with a special place in my heart and I am really looking forward to working with José Mourinho.
“I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at Juventus and have some fantastic memories of a great club with players that I count as friends. But I feel the time is right to go back to Old Trafford. I always enjoyed playing in front of the fans and can’t wait to make my contribution to the team. This is the right club for me to achieve everything I hope to in the game.”
United supporters has expressed their thoughts with the news..!
I wake up in the middle of the night to see Pogba been officially announced. WHY TF AT MIDNIGHT???
— Man Utd ❤️ (@ffsLukeShaw) August 9, 2016
Great time to announce pogba signing just after midnight #Pogback
— Ali Jafri (@Jaffaboi01) August 9, 2016
I just realized they announced Pogba at midnight UK time. Awfully bizarre
— Alex (@TheElegantGame) August 9, 2016
Why did they announce at gone midnight, gone 1am in Europe? Doesn’t make strategic sense, unless they want everyone to wake up to it #Pogba
— Ali Haggis (@AliHaggis) August 8, 2016
Paul Pogba being revealed after midnight UK time is pretty strange
— Dale Adams (@D_Adams807) August 8, 2016
Paul Pogba confirmed. Who waits until gone midnight to announce the biggest transfer in football history? TBF Woodward is in charge. #MUFC
— Charlotte Hodges (@CharHodges88) August 8, 2016
Imagine waiting all day for us to announce Pogba and we do it at 20 past midnight. … madness! #MUFC
— Fender x Jordans (@Legenddele) August 8, 2016
Ok so WHY are Man United announcing Pogba at midnight
— Ben (@BenJoyceFoot) August 8, 2016