La Liga giants line up huge swap deal with Manchseter United involving world-class stars

Massive: Barcelona plotting a sumptuous £130m move for United’s Paul Pogba.

La Liga champions Barcelona are plotting a swap deal for Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba, according to Daily Mail UK.

The report also adds that the Catalans are ready to offload star midfielder Ivan Rakitic as a part of the exchange.

Real Madrid proved to be Pogba’s potential suitors and now it looks like their arch-rivals have entered the race.

Paul Pogba of Manchester United

Pogba’s fluctuating campaign

The French World Cup winner just endured an eventful season with no silverware in the end.

Despite being played down by ex-gaffer Jose Mourinho at the start, Pogba enjoyed a short spell of success under Ole Gunnar Solksjaer.

However, the former Juventus star’s dip in form at the crucial stage of the league played a big part in United’s slump.

The French man has scored 15 goals and provided 9 assists this season across all competitions.

Ivan Rakitic to United?

The Croatian midfielder is no more an unfamiliar face to the Red Devils as he previously got linked with a move to Old Trafford.

In fact, both Mourinho and Solskjaer were believed to be big fans of the Croat and have always wanted him in the Premier League.

The 30-year-old continued his brilliant World Cup form at Camp Nou before getting hindered by a major Champions League setback.

More like his teammates, Rakitic was one of the few players who produced a terrible display in the Champions League semi-final defeat against Liverpool, which is touted to be the reason for Barca’s decision on him.

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The former Sevilla star has bagged a 12-goal haul this season across all competitions.

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