Juventus and Inter are on red alert for Paul Pogba after reports Jose Mourinho called the Manchester United midfielder “a virus.”
The incident is said to have occurred in the dressing room in front of the entire squad after yesterday’s 2-2 Premier League draw with Southampton.
According to The Daily Record’s locker room source, Mourinho turned to Pogba and said: “You don’t play. You don’t respect players and supporters. And you kill the mentality of the good honest people around you.”
The rapport between tactician and player had been patched up a few weeks ago, but seems to have now hit rock bottom.
It all points towards a possible January exit for the World Cup winner, with Juventus and Inter ready to welcome him with open arms.
Juve are the most likely, but Inter are in contention now because they have just hired ex-Juve director general Beppe Marotta.