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Madrid still want a midfielder after Pogba reportedly agrees deal with Manchester United

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Zidane still wants a physical midfielder.

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Real Madrid have said good-bye to Pogba, if the latest reports indicating that the French midfielder is set to complete his deal with Manchester United are accurate. Still, coach Zinedine Zidane wants to sign a midfielder to add some depth to the roster.

Moussa Sissoko and Marco Verratti are being considered, according to OKDiario. PSG are not likely going to sell the Italian midfielder and Madrid are questioning whether Sissoko would really be an upgrade or not, so Madrid might as well stay put and don't spend any more money this summer.

Chances are FIFA will confirm the transfer ban that will keep Los Blancos out of the market for two transfer windows, so it would be risky for Madrid to keep the squad intact considering that players like Pepe or Modric could enter their decline in the meantime. However, the board thinks Marco Asensio might be ready to take a step forward and prove he can be the extra midfielder Zidane wants.