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Chiellini expects Juventus to lose Real Madrid, Man City target Pogba

Giorgio Chiellini fears Juventus will eventually lose French midfielder Paul Pogba. Former Manchester United midfielder Pogba - who left the Red Devils in 2012 after a protracted contract wrangle - is currently one of Europe's most sought-after properties.

Arsenal, Manchester City and Real Madrid have been linked with the Frenchman.

Chiellini - a veteran of eight years with the Bianconeri - has revealed that even his team-mates are resigned to losing Pogba should one of the continent's bigger boys come calling.

"If someone wants to believe in fairytales and Father Christmas that's his prerogative," Chiellini told Gazetta dello Sport.

"At the moment, Pogba is the biggest talent in international football in his position. If Juve do receive an obscenely high offer for him... just look at the price Bale went for.

"Paul is settled here and he'll probably renew his contract, but you never know with the transfer market. Anything can happen.

"When a club is offered an obscene amount of money for a player it's difficult to say no. No-one can promise that a player will never be sold. Every player has his price, that's just the way it is."

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