• Ibrahimovic threatened to break my legs over Pogba deal – Raiola

    Ibrahimovic threatened to break my legs over Pogba deal – Raiola

    Mino Raiola has revealed that Zlatan Ibrahimovic jokingly threatened to “break his legs” if he had allowed Paul Pogba to join any other club besides Manchester United.

    Raiola represented both players, along with Henrikh Mkhitaryan, brokered separate deals that took all three stars to United in the summer — with Pogba’s €105 million world record deal the most significant of them all.

    “Zlatan told me, ‘Do not transfer Pogba elsewhere or I will break your legs’,” Raiola told Volkskrant.nl.

    The duo have given […]

  • Pogba will dominate football for 10 years – Raiola

    Pogba will dominate football for 10 years – Raiola

    Paul Pogba’s agent, Mino Raiola, has admitted that his client is not currently playing at his best, but will go on to dominate the game for a decade.

    Pogba played all 90 minutes, as United recorded three successive losses against Manchester City, Feyenoord and Watford. The 23-year-old is yet to register a goal or an assist for the club, since his world-record transfer.

    Raiola said: “It’s true Pogba is not playing his best yet, he is taking time to adjust, but people […]

  • He’s a bad trainer: Super-agent launches fresh scathing attack on Klopp

    He’s a bad trainer: Super-agent launches fresh scathing attack on Klopp

    Mario Balotelli’s agent Mino Raiola has launched a fresh stinging attack on Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp for not treating his client with any ‘respect’.

    The super-agent labelled the German coach ‘a piece of s**t’ after Balotelli left Anfield for Ligue 1 side Nice in the summer.

    And Raiola has now decided to turn his attention to criticise Klopp’s coaching ability.

    ‘At the end of the day, he [Balotelli] was a player of Liverpool and you need to treat him with respect,’ he said.

    ‘And […]

  • Blaise Matuidi ‘very disappointed’ to stay at PSG – agent

    Blaise Matuidi ‘very disappointed’ to stay at PSG – agent

    Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Blaise Matuidi is “very disappointed” by the Ligue 1 champions’ refusal to let him leave the club this summer according to the France international’s agent, Mino Raiola.

    The powerful representative, who oversaw the summer transfers of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Paul Pogba and Mario Balotelli — to name just a few of a his most recognisable clients — said that Matuidi, 29, was “taken off the market” by PSG.

    Raiola added that the French giants’ decision to not sell one of […]

  • Raiola: Balotelli was treated like s*** by Klopp

    Raiola: Balotelli was treated like s*** by Klopp

    The Italian’s agent believes the German did not treat his client as “a person” after forcing him to train with Liverpool’s reserves before sealing a move to Nice on a free transfer.

    Mario Balotelli’s agent Mino Raiola has launched a scathing attack on Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp, claiming the German treated the player like a “piece of s***” before he joined Nice on a free transfer.

    Balotelli was forced to train with the reserves before completing a move to Nice to finally […]

  • Mino Raiola earned more than Cristiano Ronaldo’s salary in just one summer

    Mino Raiola earned more than Cristiano Ronaldo’s salary in just one summer

    Super-agent Mino Raiola has pocketed an astonishing £25million in fees this summer, eclipsing Cristiano Ronaldo’s annual Real Madrid salary with his role in brokering the Paul Pogba, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Henrikh Mkhitaryan transfers to Manchester United.

    The Dutch-Italian negotiator has become a superstar in his own right this year for his role in bringing his biggest clients to the Premier League, with Pogba’s United move in particular making the headlines throughout the summer months.

    Ronaldo is unsurprisingly one of the best-paid athletes […]

  • Mino Raiola cancels Paul Pogba’s Manchester United medical after failing to agree payment

    Mino Raiola cancels Paul Pogba’s Manchester United medical after failing to agree payment

    PAUL POGBA’s Manchester United medical was cancelled today as Mino Raiola refused to go any further with the move until his payment was sorted, according to reports in Spain.

    Raiola wants to pocket £25m for brokering the record £100m transfer.

    But Juventus are not playing ball meaning Manchester United could be forced to pay the whole thing.

    Pogba had a medical booked in with Dr Italo Linfante of the Miami Cardic and Vascular Institute, according to Spanish newspaper AS.

    But they now say it […]

  • I don’t give a damn if Pogba costs a world-record fee – Agent

    I don’t give a damn if Pogba costs a world-record fee – Agent

    Agent Mino Raiola does not “give a damn” if it costs Manchester United a world-record fee to prise Paul Pogba away from Juventus, insisting his only concern is getting the best deal for his client.

    France international Pogba departed Old Trafford to join Juve on a free transfer in 2012 and has since developed into one the world’s best players during his time in Turin, winning four straight Serie A titles with the club.

    Goal reports the 23-year-old is now close to […]

  • ‘No deal done yet’ for Pogba – Raiola

    ‘No deal done yet’ for Pogba – Raiola

    Manchester United do not yet have a deal in place to sign Paul Pogba from Juventus, claims agent Mino Raiola.

    Pogba’s future has developed into the biggest transfer story of the summer, with United leading the chase for the midfielder while Real Madrid also keen to land him.

    Goal understands that United have reached an agreement to re-sign Pogba, who left the Red Devils in 2012 to join Juventus, for a world-record fee in the region of €110m.

    However, Pogba’s representative Raiola has […]