Ramires has made 23 appearances in an injury-stricken season and when fit has struggled to break into the first team as a result of Cesc Fabregas and Nemanja Matic’s consistency in the holding midfield role.
Pogba is heavily tipped to move on this summer and City have been eyeing the highly sought after midfield powerhouse, though Chelsea, Manchester United, Paris Saint Germain and Real Madrid are all chasing the 22 year old.Embed from Getty Images
Ramires is valued at £22 million by transfermarkt.co.uk and could be one of Mourinho’s players to sell to generate funds to freshen up his squad.
City will need Juventus to have a replacement lined up for Pogba if they are to stand any chance of securing his services.
Ramires is out for Chelsea’s remaining two games through injury and could have played his last game for the club if the rumours are true.
Will Ramires play a key role in Manchester City’s chances of signing Paul Pogba this sumer?