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Football: PSG set to offer 70m euros for Pogba, says report

Published on Jan 23, 2014 7:51 PM

MILAN (AFP) - Paris Saint-Germain are set to up the ante in a bid to sign Paul Pogba by offering the Serie A champions 70 million euros (S$121.5 million) for the sought-after Juventus midfielder, according to a report on Thursday.

The France international joined the Italian giants at the start of last season on a free transfer from Manchester United and has blossomed into one of the league's most creative and effective midfielders both in attack and defence.

Now PSG, according to a report in Thursday's La Gazzetta dello Sport, have offered Juve 70 million euros in a bid to stave off interest from Bayern Munich, Chelsea and Real Madrid.

The report did not cite club officials but claims Juve president Beppe Marotta has recently held preliminary talks with Bayern Munich. It said Chelsea and Real had also "expressed interest" in the 20-year-old.

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