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Man Utd breakthrough in the chase for Paul Pogba

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Man Utd confident of sealing Pogba deal
Man Utd confident of sealing Pogba deal

Manchester United believe they are on the brink of sealing a record breaking move to sign France Euro 2016 hero Paul Pogba - with negotiations set to reach a crucial stage in the coming days.

United have launched a €120m move to re-sign the midfielder who left Old Trafford on a free transfer back in 2012, with the world record fee under discussion a clear statement of intent from new United boss Jose Mourinho.

Ken Lawrence's back page story in this weekend's Sunday World reveals Pogba is set to make his move to United, as he has decided to force through a transfer following France's Euro 2016 final against Portugal in Paris on Sunday.

Our exclusive reveals United officials are "waiting to pounce" once Pogba's Euro 2016 commitments come to an end, with Mourinho keen to wrap up the extravagant transfer as soon as possible.

Meanwhile, Ireland goal scoring great John Aldridge writes an exclusive column questioning whether the £100m deal for Pogba is changing the face of the game for good, as he questions how high the record transfer fee will go as football and business continue to mix with potent results.

Your bumper Sunday World also includes a full preview of the Euro 2016 final, with Kevin Palmer looking at the rise and rise of France forward Antoine Griezmann and Irish legends Paul McGrath and Kevin Moran also giving their verdict.

At a crucial time in the GAA season, our top team of reporters bring you the best coverage ahead of the big game, while we also have a full preview of next weekend's Open Championship at Royal Troon.

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