Paul Pogba reveals how his mother predicted he would quit Juventus for Manchester United return

Paul Pogba has said that his mother told him he would return to Manchester United when he left the club in 2012 to join Juventus.

Pogba joined Juventus on a free transfer after growing frustrated at a lack of first-team opportunities at Old Trafford.

The France international was a huge success in Turin, helping Juventus to win four consecutive Scudettos before rejoining United for a world record £89.3m.

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And Pogba has revealed how his mother was always certain that he would eventually leave Juventus for a return to Manchester.

Pogba told The Official Manchester United Podcast: “My mother always told me: ‘You will go somewhere but come back.’ She always said this.

“You know mothers – the things she said: ‘You will come back here, don’t worry’ and that was just after [Pogba had left United]. She said you will come back to Manchester, don’t worry, and I did.”

Pogba added that he returned to United because he believed he had started something he was yet to finish.

He said: “When I came back, I was really happy to come back. I left it and didn’t finish. I started something but I didn’t finish. I just went somewhere else – to finish it.

“Obviously, coming back where I started was for me, why I was really happy. Now I’m ready to come as a confirmed player not a youth player.”

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