Paul Pogba’s name has been linked with a move away from Manchester United in the past few summer transfer windows.

The midfielder was wanted by Real Madrid last summer, but they couldn’t agree a deal with the Red Devils.

On July 7th, L’Equipe reported Los Blancos’ failure to land the France international ‘dreadfully annoyed’ Zinedine Zidane.

It was also explained the Spanish side’s manager will ‘attack again’ for the 27-year-old’s signing in the next few weeks.

Zidane has long been an admirer of his compatriot and has continued to push for the United player’s arrival at the Santiago Bernabéu.

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Wednesday’s edition of Mundo Deportivo states the La Liga giants ‘reject the idea’ of landing the former Juventus man, no matter how much Zidane ‘insists’ on signing the World Cup winner to bolster his squad.

It’s claimed the ‘lack of liquidity’ caused by the global health crisis has prevented the 13-time European champions making big investments in the next window.

This should come as welcome boost for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side, not only in retaining Pogba, but also trying to secure his long-term future at Old Trafford.

His current deal runs down in 2021 and Manchester United retain an option to further extend it by a year.