Juventus’ sporting director Fabio Paratici has travelled to the London offices of Manchester United for face-to-face talks over the potential transfer of Paul Pogba, according to Sky in Italy.
Talks are at an early stage, with Juventus right-back Joao Cancelo understood to be part of negotiations.
Manchester City have cooled their interest in Cancelo due to Juventus’ £44m asking price – and the fact Danilo remains at the Etihad, having failed to agree a move to Inter Milan.
Paratici’s London stopover also included meetings with Chelsea to find a solution to the impasse of potential compensation payments for Maurizio Sarri.
Chelsea remain unwilling to let the Italian return to Serie A without sufficient compensation.
The Premier League club are particularly keen to recoup funds on Sarri, having paid out £9m to Antonio Conte – while facing a possible £3.5m compensation bill from Derby if they pursue Frank Lampard as a replacement.
Paratici also stopped off in Lyon for talks over the possible signing of Tanguy NDombele. Tottenham remain the favourites to sign the highly-rated 22-year-old midfielder.
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