Manchester United ‘considering AC Milan’s Franck Kessie as replacement for Paul Pogba’ as contract stalemate with the French superstar continues

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  • Manchester United still facing Paul Pogba’s contract termination issue
  • The midfielder will see that his deal expires next summer and has not agreed to the new terms
  • United are hopeful of reaching a resolution, but are said to be considering options
  • Reports now in Italy that the Red Devils will go for AC Milan star Frank Casey

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AC Milan’s all-action central midfielder Frank Casey has emerged as a potential top target for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United.

United are in need of a dynamic midfielder and the talisman is embroiled in an ongoing contract situation with Paul Pogba.

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Pogba’s deal at Old Trafford expires in June 2022, meaning the Frenchman is free to talk to other clubs as early as January to arrange a free-agent switch next summer.

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AC Milan star Frank Casey is being linked with Man United as a replacement for Paul Pogba

Now, according to the latest reports in Italy, United have started monitoring Casey closely before a possible move in the future.

italian daily publication football market Reports United are now seriously interested in the 24-year-old, as well as Premier League side Tottenham and European rivals Paris Saint-Germain.

United are hopeful of Pogba’s future joining the club in the coming months, but have otherwise drawn up a list of options.

Paul Pogba could leave United on a free transfer next summer

Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is said to have identified midfielder Frank Casey as a potential target

United don’t want speculation over Pogba’s future to affect Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s tenure

Club chiefs are desperate to avoid dragging the saga into the second half of the season to prevent any success with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer achieving the position.

They are in regular talks with agent Mino Raiola in an effort to work out terms on a new contract, which could reach up to £400,000 a week. Sun.

The Red Devils are understood to have been quietly convinced over the past few months that the Frenchman will make his future for the club.

But they also know that there is interest from Europe’s elite – particularly Ligue 1 giants PSG – to land the French World Cup winner.

During the transfer window it was reported that the Parisians were reportedly willing to pay Pogba a wage of £510,000 a week if he joins him for free next summer.

Pogba has had a great start to the season. He began the campaign with an outstanding performance that saw the 28-year-old go into the Premier League history books, equaling the record for most assists in a game – a feat achieved by only seven other players.

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