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INSIDER: Real Madrid pair Florentino, Zidane have dropped Pogba plans

Real Madrid are pulling back from their long-term pursuit of Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba.

Pogba has been a target for Real coach Zinedine Zidane for over 12 months and it was expected he'd move to Madrid this summer.

But the well-connected Josep Pedrerol, of El Chiringuito, says Real have decided not to go for Pogba - with both Zidane and president Florentino Perez in agreement.

Pedrerol says Zidane doesn't see Pogba fitting in his system, particularly with Fede Valverde now establishing himself as a first-choice.

Juventus, meanwhile, are watching developments closely.

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