LONDON: Manchester United, buoyed by their Community Shield success on Sunday, have finally completed the world record purchase of Frane midfielder Paul Pogba from Italian champions Juventus.

Four years after departing Old Trafford without making a first-team start, the 23-year-ld signed a five-year contract with the option of a sixth season after United agreed to pay €105m. Juventus revealed the deal could increase by a further €5m depending on targets being met.

Pogba told MUTV: “The thing with me is I only think about the pitch. I want to do great, I want to be one of the best. I want to win titles, I want to achieve things and that’s all – that’s why I came here, just to do this, to become one of the best and to win titles because I know this club has to win titles.

“This club is created to win titles, to win things, to win big things. That’s why. I am focused about this and that’s it. I’m just ready to go and work on that and just kill it.”

Pogba has played a key role as Juventus won the title in each of his four seasons at the club.

The Frenchman took to social media to thank all those involved with the Bianconeri, who confirmed the deal generates them €72.6m “net of solidarity subsidy and auxiliary expenses”.

Pogba added: “It was like I’d just came back home. I just went for a holiday, looks like I went for a holiday. I’ve come back home, I’m happy and I see everyone, the same persons. It’s just a great feeling, to be honest.”

Youth Cup win

Pogba won the FA Youth Cup during his first spell at a club he returns to as an adult, having developed physically and mentally.

Now the France international boasts experience that comes with playing at the top level and winning major trophies, which he wants to continue at a club he always had in his heart.

“I think it’s destiny, I would say it’s destiny,” Pogba said. “First my mum told me I would come back here and I told her, ‘You never know, we’ll see’.

“For myself as well it’s a big challenge too, just to come back to where I came from, where I grew up, where I started. I just didn’t finish what I started here so I think I came here to finish it.”

Having been part of the France squad that fell at the final hurdle of a European Championship they hosted and the subject of so much speculation, he says ending the summer by returning to United feels “really crazy”.

It is also marks the find piece of the jigsaw laid out by Jose Mourinho after his appointment as United boss, with Pogba following the acquisitions of centre-back Eric Bailly, the creative Henrikh Mkhitaryan and striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

“Paul is one of the best players in the world and will be a key part of the United team I want to build here for the future,” the Portuguese said.

“He is quick, strong, scores goals and reads the game better than many players much older than he is. At 23, he has the chance to make that position his own here over many years.

“He is young and will continue to improve – he has the chance to be at the heart of this club for the next decade and beyond.”