Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata has urged fellow midfielder Paul Pogba to stay at Old Trafford this summer.
The Frenchman has been a subject of transfer speculations after declaring his intention to seek a new challenge. The likes of PSG, Juventus and Real Madrid have been linked to having interest in the player.
Real Madrid are keen on signing Pogba but they need to raise funds to meet United’s £150m valuation of the midfielder.
Pogba remains keen on leaving, but Mata, who signed a new two-year deal has urged the French World cup winner to stay.
“We all know Paul and he’s a fantastic midfielder and he’s a very good guy, very positive, good influence for everyone,” Mata said.
“I think he’s happy, he brings everyone together. But I cannot speak for other people. I cannot speak for myself, for my present and my future in the club.
“And obviously as a team-mate, and as a friend also, I would like him to stay and to be happy because he is a very good player for us, but I cannot say much else.”