Real Madrid asked Manchester United for their opening price for the player in order to start a conversation, but the reply could not have been starker.
The same story goes on reveal that Real Madrid are also interested in the France worldwide but los Blancos could struggle to raise the funds to sign the World Cup victor this summer.More news: Ghostbusters Sequel Cast Will Feature Original Film Cast
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Because of soaring transfer market fees over the last few seasons, Man United would expect to make a profit on fee they paid for Pogba in 2016, should they decide to sell.
The 26-year-old has won the Europa League and the League Cup since his return to Old Trafford but Pogba hasn't got Manchester United any closer to an elusive Premier League or Champions League title.
It remains to be seen whether both sides would agree to a deal, but Real Madrid won't stop pursuing the Frenchman.
But the player's wages will once again prove to be the deciding factor over his future this summer, as Bale is claimed to be pocketing £600,000-a-week on his current deal in the Spanish capital. Coach Zinedine Zidane has asked for the player directly and the club are willing to do whatever they can to bring him in.