Paul Pogba set to extend contract with Juventus

IANS| Updated: Oct 17, 2013, 10:27 AM IST

Rome: Midfielder Paul Pogba is set to extend his stay in Juventus as the Italian prestigious soccer club will soon hold talks with his agent.

The 20-year-old Frenchman, who joined Juventus from Manchester United in a free transfer in the summer of 2012, is tied to the club until June 2016.

Juventus are ready to offer him a new contract with improved terms as he has made impressive progress after he came to Italy.

Pogba`s after-tax annual salary is reported to be one million Euro, according to the Gazzetta dello Sport.

The 20-year-old`s representative, Mino Raiola, will reportedly meet with officials towards the end of this month or at the start of November.

Pogba has played in all seven of Juventus` League games so far this season, scoring one goal in 605 minutes of action.