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Paul Pogba is “unhappy” at Manchester United and “has to change teams” in January, according to his agent Mino Raiola.
the France midfielder the contract runs through June 2022. However, it would be available to leave with a free transfer starting next summer.
He has made just eight Premier League appearances this season, starting five games. But Pogba scored a wonderful goal on his return from Covid-19 in the victory at West Ham.
Raiola said Tuttosport: “There is no point beating around the bush. Better to speak clearly, look ahead and not waste time looking for culprits – Paul is not happy with United manchester.
“He can no longer express himself as he would like and as expected of him. He has to change teams, change air.
“He has a contract that expires in a year and a half, in the summer of 2022. But I think the best solution for all parties is to sell it in the next transfer window.
Otherwise, the Old Trafford club, with whom relations are excellent, knows well that it would risk losing him in a free transfer, given that, at the moment, it is not the intention of the player to extend his contract.
“If someone doesn’t understand it, ergo they understand very little about football. In any case, blame me if Paul leaves next summer. “
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Raiola added that it was not “intention” of Pogba to extend his contract in Manchester,
Pogba, who rejoined United from Juventus for £ 89m in 2016, has previously made no secret of his desire to play for Real Madrid.
Evra laughs at the comparison between Pogba and Van de Beek
Patrice Evra admits he laughs when he hears Donny van de Beek compared to his Manchester United teammate Paul Pogba.
Pogba made his first Premier League appearance for United in more than a month at London Stadium, scoring a graceful draw before goals from Mason Greenwood and Marcus Rashford secured a comeback.
Pogba has struggled to stay in shape this season, with Van de Beek being favored by Old Gunnar Solskjaer of late. The two lined up together on Saturday night, but the Dutchman was withdrawn at halftime as United trailed.
France star Pogba played a pivotal role when the Red Devils finally found their way to win.
“What a great goal from Paul,” Evra said. “When people start comparing him to Van de Beek, it makes me laugh, look at that goal.” Read more…