Paul Pogba to Manchester City: Juventus star admits he would love to play for Pep Guardiola

Pogba has long been a target for Manchester City

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Paul Pgba has again been linked with a big-money move to Manchester City after the Juventus midfielder admitted he'd love to play under incoming manager Pep Guardiola.

The Bayern Munich coach will take over from Manuel Pellegrini in the summer and with City currently six points off Premier League leaders Leicester City, the Spaniard is likely to be given money to improve an ageing squad.

Despite winning the double last year and reaching the final of the Champions League, as well as being top of Serie A this season, Pogba is continually mooted with an exit from Turin.

"Guardiola is a coach with a lot of experience, he has a philosophy which is very important and he has a big impact on the team," the 22-year-old told Sky in Germany.

"People respect him. When you see him you want to play and progress. He is an icon of football and I've heard he manages to improve every player he has at his disposal."

Pogba has been impressive and frustrating in equal measure this season, clearly a player of immense talent but lacking any consistency. 

The Frenchman has five goals and seven assists in 30 appearances this season.

He added: "I am a Juventus player now, but for sure when there is a coach like him he will coach you and you will become better."