French expert on Pogba fee: Man Utd could now sell Martial for profit

French football expert Loïc Ravenel says Manchester United are spending the right sort of money on Paul Pogba.

United are expected to spend over £100 million to land the Juventus midfielder this week.

Ravenal wrote for L’Equipe: “Any transfer price mentioned is often in the ballpark but for top players, it is sometimes difficult to determine precisely because this is a highly competitive world.

“Pogba is young, had a contract until 2019, so there was the criteria to turn around 100million. English clubs are demanding more and more young people because they hope maybe of making it back in the resale.

“When (Anthony) Martial arrived at MU (€50m plus 30 bonus) they talked about a scandal. Today, the club could make a profit on him …”

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