Paul Pogba has made Manchester United fans very anxious after ‘liking’ an Instagram post that suggested he should leave Old Trafford and join Barcelona instead.
The French midfielder was one of United’s better performers in Wednesday’s 1-0 loss to Barca in Maryland, and was pictured laughing and joking with the Catalan club’s stars afterwards.
Many assumed ‘Agent Pogba’ was up to his old tricks as he chatted to Neymar and Lionel Messi, but now it seems as though, if they were discussing any possible transfer, it might have been Pogba to Camp Nou.
Pogba and the rest of the United squad have only just touched back down in England after their pre-season tour, with the 24-year-old seemingly catching up on his social media in the evening.
And late on Thursday night he liked a comment that read: ‘Pogba to Barca in the the [sic] next couple of years?’
Understandably, Pogba’s actions have not gone down well with United fans, who are fearing the possibility of having to say goodbye to their star midfielder for a second time after he left the club to join Juventus five years ago.
Barca were interested in Pogba prior to his move to Old Trafford last summer, as were a host of top European clubs including Real Madrid, though Jose Mourinho convinced him to return to the Theatre of Dreams.
His curious social media activity comes just a single day after Mourinho had put Pogba on the same level as Messi and Neymar following his display against Barca.
‘Messi and Neymar, there is only one; there is not two. [Luis] Suarez, [Andres] Iniesta, [Gerard] Pique, [Cristiano] Ronaldo, [Gareth] Bale, [Luka] Modric, Toni Kroos; there is only one so they can only play for one club, not for two clubs.
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