Paul Pogba on Friday confirmed that he was coming back to Juventus, according to a post shared by the club’s official Twitter account.
“Well I am back. I am here and I am very very happy. I can’t wait to get started and wear this Juventus jersey again,” Pogba said in the video shared by Juventus.
Earlier in the day, the 29-year-old posted a video on Twitter, filmed on the airplane taking him to Italy from Miami, in which he said “see you soon” in Italian while wearing clothes in Juve’s colours of black and white.
🗣 “𝘐 𝘤𝘢𝘯’𝘵 𝘸𝘢𝘪𝘵 𝘵𝘰 𝘸𝘦𝘢𝘳 𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘴 𝘫𝘦𝘳𝘴𝘦𝘺. 𝘈𝘨𝘢𝘪𝘯!” 😃 pic.twitter.com/5s2HSDy3eO
— JuventusFC (@juventusfcen) July 8, 2022
Pogba is available on free after his Manchester United contract came to end on June 30. He had rejoined United from Juventus in 2016 for a then world-record fee of £89 million.
— Paul Pogba (@paulpogba) July 8, 2022
His time at United was a tumultuous one where struggled with injury all of last season and did not feature for United after their 4-0 defeat by Liverpool on April 9.
The French midfielder was an integral part of a Europa League winning squad under Jose Mourinho in the 2016-17 season. He also won the Carabao Cup in his 226 appearances for United, scoring 39 goals.