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Juventus hold Paul Pogba talks with Man Utd in London

Paratici also in London to meet with Chelsea over Maurizio Sarri, having stopped off in Lyon for Tanguy Ndombele talks

Paul Pogba has been named in the PFA Team of the Year
Image: Paul Pogba left Juventus for Manchester United in 2016 for a then world record fee

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.

Negotiations are at an early stage, with Juventus right-back Joao Cancelo understood to be part of discussions.

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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.

Pogba left Juventus to return to United, where he played in the academy, in 2016 for a then world record fee worth £93.25m.

The France international's agent, Mino Raiola, is now free to negotiate with Italian clubs after his ban, imposed by the Italian FA, was overturned on Thursday.

Paratici's Euro adventure

Paratici's London stopover also included meetings with Chelsea to find a solution to the impasse of potential compensation payments for Maurizio Sarri.

Maurizio Sarri reacts during the UEFA Europa League semi-final, second leg between Chelsea and Eintracht Frankfurt at Stamford Bridge on May 09, 2019
Image: Maurizio Sarri is expected to leave Chelsea for Juventus

Chelsea remain unwilling to let the Italian return to Serie A without sufficient compensation.

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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.

Ndombele also on Juve agenda

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.

Sky Sports News understands discussions between Spurs and Lyon are in the early stages and they are still far from agreeing a deal.

Lyon's Tanguy Ndombele in action during the Ligue 1 match against Bordeaux
Image: Lyon's Tanguy Ndombele is of interest to an array of Premier League clubs

Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has previously said that both Manchester United and Manchester City made enquiries for the player, but Tottenham have been tracking NDombele since the 2017-18 season as a replacement for Mousa Dembele.

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