Football super agent, Mino Raiola, has again, defended the comments he made concerning Paul Pogba’s Manchester United future in 2020.
If you recall, the Frenchman’s representative, who’s notorious for making controversial comments, urged the Red Devils to let his client go because his future at Old Trafford was over.
The comments, which came just before United played against RB Leipzig in the UEFA Champions League, were criticized by many, who found it disrespectful and ill-timed.
But Raiola has stood by what he said, insisting he just expressed an opinion, and didn’t mean to cause any trouble.
In an interview with the BBC recently, he said: “I just expressed an opinion, I didn’t want to cause a problem. The opinion was a very simple one.
“I don’t think it destabilised anybody because Manchester United had a fantastic run, they were first in the league for a period, so that’s all bulls**t. After that they had the best period of the season so the facts don’t say that.
“A player of 27, a big player like Paul Pogba or ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who has won everything in his life, really get destabilised by what Mino Raiola says? Wow, if I had this power FIFA wouldn’t exist anymore, that’s for sure.
“But I don’t talk about it anymore, it’s not the moment to talk about the market, it makes life a little bit boring but it is what it is. Whenever I tell my opinion, everyone in England goes berserk. I have learned not to talk much about it.”