Manchester United icon Gary Pallister has slammed “disrespectful” Mino Raiola for attempting to force Paul Pogba’s Manchester United exit this summer.
Pogba, who has been strongly linked with a move to Real Madrid , has made no secret of his desire to seek pastures new this season and previously admitted he wants “a new challenge”.
The Frenchman’s agent Raiola then reiterated Pogba’s transfer stance last month when he told The Times: “Everyone knows the willingness of Paul to move on. We are in the process of that. Everyone knows what the feelings of Paul are.”
However United have stood firm over their valuation of the French World Cup winner and Pallister, the former Red Devils defender, has now given his view on the situation.
“I know his agent came out saying it’s time for Paul to look for a new challenge now, and I think that’s disrespectful to the club where he’s under contract, trying to push a transfer through,” Pallister told AmericanGambler.com
“Ole has been very positive about Paul staying and wanting to get the best out of him as he’s a fantastic player and on his day we are talking about a world-class player.
“The ball that he put through for [Marcus] Rashford, the drive and making the goal for Daniel James; that’s the Paul Pogba that we want to see.
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“If you can harness that talent then you have one of the best midfield players in the world, if not the best.
“It all depends on Paul, what he sees, what he believes and what he wants to do. If he’s not happy at Manchester United, as Ole said, he wants players that want to play for the shirt; that are desperate to play for the shirt.
“Until we get closer to the end of the transfer window for the clubs in Spain then there will always be this conjecture. “