Barcelona presidential candidate Joan Laporta has all but confirmed he would try to sign Paul Pogba should he win upcoming elections, and has warned other sides considering a bid that the Juventus star is "excited" about a Nou Camp move.
Pogba is one of the hottest quarries of the summer transfer window, garnering a reputation as the most promising midfielder in the world during the past two seasons with the Serie A champions.
Standard Sport recently claimed Chelsea, Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain are all closely monitoring the situation while The Mirror reported that Jose Mourinho has earmarked the rated star as a priority. It is believed he may be ready to offer Oscar as part of their attempt to lure him to Stamford Bridge – as the Turin giants are keen on the Brazilian playmaker.
Nevertheless, Laporta has warned potential suitors that Pogba is likely to make the move to the Camp Nou.
"Pogba is very excited to come to Barcelona. I have a very good relationship with [agent] Mino Raiola. It would be one of the best signings. Everyone believes that he would fit into this team," Laporta said during an interview with Catalunya Radio.
The former president led Barcelona to two Champions Leagues and four La Liga titles during his previous spell at the club from 2003 to 2010.
The Catalan club will hold elections to choose a new president on 18 July and most of the candidates have the ace of Pogba up their sleeve.
Barcelona are unable to make any signings during the current transfer window due to a Fifa transfer embargo, but candidates are already preparing to lure players ahead of January or summer 2016.