'Juve are using the Pogba money!' – Man Utd fans react to Higuain bid

Red Devils supporters’ excitement about the potential arrival of the French midfielder kicked up a notch upon hearing the news that the Bianconeri are splashing out


Manchester United fans might be even more excited about Juventus’ bid for Gonzalo Higuain than Bianconeri supporters themselves.

The Argentina striker, who scored 36 goals in Serie A last season, has agreed a contract with the Italian champions and they will now try to negotiate a deal with Napoli.

Higuain’s release clause is set at a massive €94 million and despite Juve’s attempts to bring the price down by offering players in exchange, many are wondering where the cash is going to come from.

United fans think they know – in the rumoured €120m sale of Paul Pogba to Old Trafford. Here are some of their best tweets on Thursday evening…

Mourinho really does hate wenger spending all that money on pogba so that juventus can buy higuain so he doesn’t end up at arsenal

— Manutd Stat’s (@ManutdStat) July 14, 2016

It’s so obvious Juve are using the Pogba money for Higuain

— Liam. (@SimplyIbra) July 14, 2016

If Juventus are paying *that* sort of money for Higuain then it means Pogba is definitely off.

— Sam McGuire (@SamMcGuire90) July 14, 2016

Higuain’s wages = 7.5*4 = 30m + price 94m = 124m

Media says Juve will sell Pogba for €123 mill…

— hash (@hashim0307) July 14, 2016

I really hope Juventus sign Higuain. Because this could open the door for us to sign Paul Pogba as Juve may need ££. #MUFC #Juve

— Aidan Walsh (@AidanMUFC_) July 14, 2016

If Juventus sign Higuain it effectively means that Pogba to United is all but done. It’s impossible for them afford the finances without…

— ㅤㅤㅤ (@Schweinmaster) July 14, 2016

Juventus were broke last week. Now they’re bidding 75 million for Higuain. Pogba money being spent already#MUFC

— The United Stand (@UnitedStandMUFC) July 14, 2016

Juventus have reached a deal for Gonzalo higuain. I surely think that they are definitely going to sell pogba now to fund the transfer.

— Live Life Loud (@laouzz) July 14, 2016

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