Real Madrid chiefs have reportedly given up on signing Paul Pogba this summer – but Zinedine Zidane isn’t happy about it.
Zidane is a huge admirer of his compatriot Pogba, who has been linked with a move away from Manchester United this summer.
However, United won’t let him leave for less than a nine-figure sum, with some reports claiming he is valued as highly as £150m.
That asking price, according to Marca, has convinced Real Madrid officials to abandon their pursuit and consider alternatives.
Zidane, however, would still rather sign Pogba, and is prepared to play a waiting game until the two clubs come to an agreement.
Besides, Madrid will not be able to make any new signings until they can offload James Rodriguez and Gareth Bale.
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