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Report: Juventus are serious about trying to re-acquire Paul Pogba

#Pog-BACK ... BACK?!

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Last summer, it turned out to be one where the unpredictable became a reality for Juventus. And that’s not just because Beppe Marotta and Fabio Paratici went out and signed Cristiano Ronaldo, but also due to the fact that a guy who left Juventus in very loud fashion coming back after a year-long hiatus at AC Milan.

Now, 12 months later, I guess it’s time to, at the very least, entertain the idea of another reunion.

In one of his first calciomercato shows of the summer months, Sky Sport Italia’s Gianluca Di Marzio has come out throwing haymakers. It includes Juventus. It include Paul Pogba. And, like Bonucci last season, it involves the two parties potentially being included in the same sentence once again — and that’s not one that is basically “former Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba.” According to Di Marzio, Juventus — namely Paratici — has started talks regarding a potential Pogba reunion with his uber-famous agent, Mino Raiola.

And, with that, we say this: Giddy-goddamn-up.

Di Marzio adds to his report about a potential Pogba return that Juventus could include players in the deal to try and bring down the price they would actually have to pay for the 26-year-old Frenchman. Not that any names were named, but you have to think that if you try to connect the dots, that Paulo Dybala would be the guy that would be a player that a lot of the media will think is the guy Di Marzio is hinting at based on the amount of Dybala-to-Manchester United rumor mongering surrounding him in recent months.

But the thing that jumps off the page is obviously the fact that Juventus are even entertaining the idea of bringing Pogba back, according to Di Marzio. It’s not the idea of Juventus trying to make a major upgrade to their midfield because we heard they were interested in signing Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic and reportedly offering €80 million to try and do so.

Pogba, however, is another level up from Milinkovic-Savic — and that’s what would make spending a whole lot of cash on another monster transfer deal worth it.