- Paul Pogba wants to ‘win prizes’ at Manchester United, says Mino Raiola16:27 | 21/12/2019
Mino Raiola says that Paul Pogba would love to “win prizes” at Manchester United but admits the club blocked a potential move to Real Madrid last summer.
Paul Pogba wants to win trophies with Manchester United
Pogba, who has not played for United due to injury since September 30, was heavily linked with a move to the Spanish giants before the start of the season but Raiola has insisted that the 26-year-old would not push for a transfer due to the respect he has for manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Despite that, the World Cup winner continues to be linked with a move away from United after rejoining the club for a then-world-record £89″For example, he’s not able to be angry at Ole because Ole treated him so good when Ole was an older player and Paul was a younger player and the respect and the love that he received from Ole means he cannot get angry at Ole.in 2016, a move Pogba made “with his heart” according to Raiola, but the agent says the midfielder remains keen to win trophies at Old Trafford.
“I think that Paul really went home,” Raiola told the Daily Telegraph. “Paul could have gone elsewhere. But he really chose with his heart, to go home. Paul is a very, very nice person.
“For example, he’s not able to be angry at Ole because Ole treated him so good when Ole was an older player and Paul was a younger player and the respect and the love that he received from Ole means he cannot get angry at Ole.
Paul Pogba wants to ‘win prizes’ at Manchester United says Mino Raiola
“Paul wants to be successful and happy and wants to win prizes and he would love to do that with Manchester United. Okay there was big interest from Real Madrid and Manchester didn’t let him go. We didn’t make a fuss about it and he didn’t make a fuss about it because I work in accordance with the player.
“You know other players can bring things to extreme but Paul doesn’t like that. So you work differently. There was an interest from Real Madrid but they didn’t let him go and I’m sorry because I think that Paul being French then [Zinedine] Zidane is an important factor in French football history.”
Raiola believes that United need to appoint a sporting director who can “bridge the sides” between the team, coach and owners and says the club are lacking in a clear philosophy in terms of players and how to play.
Source – Sky Sport
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