Real Madrid are delaying their move for Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Christian Eriksen as manager Zinedine Zidane would prefer the club make a bid for Manchester United star Paul Pogba.
Zidane’s interest in Pogba has been clear ever since the 46-year-old took the reins at Los Blancos and the French boss wants his compatriot to be Real’s number one midfield priority in this transfer window.
However, as reported by Spanish news outlet Marca, signing the Denmark international would be easier and cheaper to complete, which is why president Florentino Perez wants to start discussions with Champions League
Zidane is said to be unconvinced by the 27-year-old, though, and would rather his side attempt to strike an agreement with United
Funds are available at the Santiago Bernabeu as they look to overhaul a squad that finished 19 points behind Barcelona
One way of doing that is to sell members of their current squad, with Gareth Bale