Pogba named in Man United squad for pre-season tour

Manchester United have included Paul Pogba in their squad to tour Australia and Asia amid significant doubt about the midfielder's future at the club.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will have 28 players to choose from as he oversees his first pre-season trip, including France international Pogba and in-demand striker Romelu Lukaku.

Confirmation of their involvement comes just two days after Pogba's agent, Mino Raiola, claimed the World Cup winner's desire to leave Old Trafford is "clear".

Serie A champions Juventus, where Pogba previously spent four seasons, and LaLiga giants Real Madrid are considered the likeliest destinations should United agree to a sale.

Similar uncertainty surrounds Belgium star Lukaku.

Inter are believed to have long held an interest in the 26-year-old but, according to reports in Italy, could face competition from Juve, where ex-Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri is in charge.

Lukaku noticeably struggled in his second season with United, managing 12 goals in 32 games in the Premier League as he started 11 fewer matches than in the more prolific 2017-18 campaign.

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