Paul Pogbaa s agent has hit back at Sir Alex Ferguson after the former Manchester United manager blamed Mino Raiola for leading the Frenchman away from the club.
As reported by the Mirror, Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed in his new book that Paul Pogbaa s agent was solely responsible for his departure from Manchester United, claiming that he was one of the few football agents the Scotsman a simply did not likea .
I put Pogba’s interests first, claims Raiola
According to a report by the Daily Mail, Mino Raiola has hit back at the former manager, claiming that he put Pogbaa s interests before his own as the Frenchman left United for Juventus in 2012.
a I have to do what’s best for my players’ sake. If I had looked only at my immediate gain, I would have kept Pogba in Manchester.
a But I put Pogba’s interests first and we decided to go to Turin.a
Ferguson only likes those who obey him
Mino Raiola went on to criticize Alex Ferguson, claiming that the former United manager was wrong in his assessment of the situation and that he ‘still’ seemed to be clueless regarding Paul Pogba.
a Maybe Ferguson only likes those who obey him. From his quotes, I understand that Ferguson still doesn’t have a clue who Pogba really is.
a Ferguson was an excellent manager, but the greatest managers can be wrong sometimes.a
Following his free transfer from Manchester United, Paul Pogba quickly established himself at Juventus and is regarded as one of the best young midfielders in the world. Talking about Ferguson’s decision to allow the Frenchman to leave Manchester United, Andrea Pirlo and Gianluigi Buffon have both previously criticized the manager, with the goalkeeper claiming that Ferguson’s decision was one of the ‘strangest’ he had seen in football.