Quick links


Paul Pogba's agent comments on his client's future

Paul Pogba's agent Mino Raiola has stated his client's future remains with the Serie A champions, despite widespread reports to the contrary.

Chelsea, Man City and Manchester United have all been dealt a big blow after it has emerged that Paul Pogba will remain with Juventus for the foreseeable future.

The 21-year-old Frenchman is regarded as one of the best prospects in world football at the moment, much to the dismay of the Man United fans that saw him leave the club on a free in the summer of 2012.

Jose Mourinho's Chelsea were rumoured to be readying a massive £60 million offer for the Frenchman, with City, United, PSG and Real Madrid also monitoring Pogba's situation in Italy.

However it seems that the midfielder will not be moving back to England or anywhere else for that matter, after his agent Mino Raiola denied claims that Pogba could be leaving Bianconeri.

Raiola told told Italian TV station Rai Sport: "We have decided not to speak of the transfer market with regards to Paul until after the World Cup.

"But I can calmly say that his future will still be at Juventus, where he feels very happy."

Pogba has only two-years remaining on his contract with the Serie A champions and unsurprisingly they are desperate to extend his deal further.

His midfield partnership with Andrea Pirlo and in-demand Chilean Arturo Vidal was a key factor behind Juve's 30th Serie A title triumph last season. Pogba made 36 appearances, scoring seven goals and making seven assists in the process.

Currently he is in Brazil preparing for France's last-16 tie with Nigeria that kicks-off tonight at 6pm. Pogba has received slight criticism for his performances in the World Cup so far; he narrowly avoided a red card in their opening 3-0 win over Honduras, before being dropped for the 5-2 humbling of Switzerland.

He did return for the Ecuador game, but had little impact in the 0-0 draw with France already through to the last-16 by that point.

FIFA World Cup 2018FIFA 2018 World Cup Russia - click here for all of our coverage...

Register for HITC Sport - Daily Dispatch