Man Utd News: Bruno Fernandes will postpone a new contract for Paul Pogba’s fears

The talismanic midfielder wants to see signs of the club’s ambition (Image: Getty Images)

Manchester United star Bruno Fernandes is unwilling to sign a new contract with the club until Paul Pogba does the same, according to reports.

The Portuguese midfielder has enjoyed an amazing start to his career at Old Trafford and, despite having a contract that runs until 2025 – plus the option for another year – the United bosses have been eager to tie him to a new bumper deal.

However, Fernandes stops talking despite the fact that United was prepared to double their salaries.

Bruno Fernandes will reject Manchester United's new contract until teammate Paul Pogba signs overtime

Fernandes has 16 goals and 11 assists in the Premier League this season (Image: Getty)

Conformable The Sun, the 26-year-old’s hesitation revolves around Pogba’s uncertain future, whose current contract expires in June next year, when he will be able to leave Old Trafford for a free transfer.

United launched a one-year extension clause in October last year, but made no progress on the long-term extension, with the player’s agent, Mino Raiola, repeatedly claiming that Pogba is eager for a new challenge.

But Fernandes sees Pogba – who has enjoyed an excellent campaign this season – as absolutely crucial for the club’s future and, in particular, for their chances of closing the gap to Manchester City.

The Portuguese international is said to be following Pogba’s situation very closely and does not want to enter into talks until he is assured of his teammate’s future.

Fernandes also wants to see signs of the club’s ambition and is particularly interested in their summer transfer plans, with a move for those like Erling Haaland and Jadon Sancho, who could provide the statement of intent they are looking for. .

Bruno Fernandes will reject Manchester United's new contract until teammate Paul Pogba signs overtime

Fernandes believes Pogba is crucial to United’s title hopes (Image: Getty)

While a branded summer signing isn’t much to ask for, Pogba’s future has been in the air for some time and there are suggestions that United might even be forced to sell him if he says he won’t sign a new contract.

However, there is hope for United, with Pogba enjoying one of his best spells at the club on and off the field and confirming his satisfaction with Sky Sports recently, saying: “I am happy! Of course I’m happy. I’m happy.

We’re there, we’re close [to winning trophies]. We are still competing for the Europa League, we still have something to play in the Premier League until City has the trophy in their hands.

‘We have to keep working. We have to keep playing, that’s right. We still have a chance to win something this year, so why not?

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