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Paul Pogba joins Juventus from Manchester United on free transfer

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Paul Pogba has rejoined Juventus on a four-year deal after his Manchester United contract expired.

The Serie A club reached an agreement to sign the Frenchman on a free transfer on a four-year contract last week.

The French intertional won the Serie A title twice with the Italian giants before a then world-record £89m transfer to United in 2016. He flew to Turin on Friday for his medical before Monday’s announcement.

Paul Pogba joins Juventus from Manchester United on free transfer

Pogba last played for United after 19 April because of injury, and was a free agent this summer after he and the club failed to agree a new deal.

In a video on Juventus’ social media, Pogba said: “As you can see, I’m back and I’m very happy – I can’t wait to start with you and win trophies with you. We’ll be there on the pitch in the stadium, all together.”

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Juventus said: “When we say goodbye after an intense adventure shared together, there is always a glimmer of hope that we will see each other again, sooner or later.

“He left as a boy and returns as a man and a champion, but there is one thing that has not changed – the desire to write unforgettable pages of club history together once more.

“Pogba is back and we couldn’t be happier.”

Paul Pogba joins Juventus from Manchester United on free transfer

Pogba, who has 91 international caps, was influential as France won the World Cup in Russia in 2018.

He scored 16 goals for United in the 2018-19 campaign, but over the past three seasons found the net eight times in 91 appearances, with one from 27 last term.

Pogba scored 39 goals in 233 appearances across his two spells at the club, but his final home appearance against Norwich City in April saw him jeered by United supporters as he was substituted.

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