Pogba wants Man United exit, Chelsea’s £150m transfer budget – Latest Premier League rumours

The January transfer window is officially closed.

Sides up and down the country strengthened their squads for the second half of the campaign, but there’s already one eye on the summer transfer window.

With that said, we take a close look at the latest Premier League transfer rumours.

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Pogba wants United exit

Paul Pogba has told his Manchester United teammates that he still wants to leave at the end of the season, The Manchester Evening News reports.

The 26-year-old has been heavily linked with an exit from Old Trafford in recent years, with Real Madrid, Juventus and Paris Saint-Germain attributed with an interest in his services – but United have so far held firm.

Pogba has started just six times this season due to two separate ankle injuries but remains a popular figure at the club, although the players believe parting ways would be in everyone’s best interests.

Chelsea’s £150m budget

Chelsea are set to hand Frank Lampard a £150m transfer kitty in the summer window, according to The Evening Standard.

Lampard is yet to make his first signing at Stamford Bridge, despite the transfer ban being lifted for the January transfer window, much to the frustration of the club’s legendary former midfielder.

However, his concerns will reportedly be swept aside by his war chest this summer, with Lyon forward Moussa Dembele his prime target.

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Man City eye defensive rebuild

Manchester City are eyeing a defensive rebuild this summer and are looking to sign two central defenders at the end of the season, The Times reports.

Having failed to sign a replacement for Vincent Kompany, defensive additions are Pep Guardiola’s priority for the summer – but the stance brings John Stones’ future into fresh doubt.

Stones has plummeted down the club’s pecking order this season and, as a result, has seen…


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