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Braida: Personality clash stopped Barcelona beating Man Utd to Pogba signing

Former Barcelona chief Ariedo Braida admits they tried to sign Manchester United ace Paul Pogba before he left Juventus.

Braida was the club's international scout at the time.

He told Radio Marca: “It's not a lie. It's true that Albert Soler and I went to Milan to meet Juventus, but despite the talks there was no real intention of signing him. In fact, Pogba ended up staying in Turin that summer.

“I said that he was a great player, I talked about him with Albert Soler, with whom I think I had a good personal relationship, but once again, professionally, we could not work together because I was not allowed to do so."

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