Why Chelsea Liverpool players would want their clubs to sign Pogba – Darren Bent

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Former England star, Darren Bent has said that both Chelsea and Liverpool players would ‘love’ their respective clubs to sign departing Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba.

It was all confirmed on Wednesday that the France international would leave Manchester United on a free transfer at the end of this month.

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He is widely tipped to return to Juventus, but a deal has not yet been reached and PSG and Real Madrid also want the France World Cup winner.

The Frenchman played a total of 233 games for Manchester United, helping them win the Europa League in 2017, but his stay at Old Trafford has been generally considered a failure.

And former England striker Bent, defended Pogba, saying that players in Chelsea and Liverpool will have ‘real admiration’ for him.

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“…I know he hasn’t been good enough [for United] but he is a good player. He hasn’t been a success but he has won two trophies there,” Bent told talkSPORT.

“It hasn’t worked and they’ve paid a lot of money for a footballer who’s now leaving for nothing.

“I don’t know if Chelsea fans will want him to join, but I wonder if some of the players would. Footballers will think differently to fans.

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“I think other players, players in the Chelsea squad, will think ‘I would love a player like that to come here’.

“Players think differently. It will be the same with Liverpool,” he added.

Pogba could be a perfect replacement for N’golo Kante at Chelsea.

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The French midfielder has been linked with a move to Manchester United this summer, which means that the Blues would be in the market searching for a top midfielder.

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