Paul Pogba’s agent sends blunt message to Man United legend on Twitter

The Manchester United star's agent hits out at Paul Scholes on Twitter

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff
Man United legend Paul Scholes Photo: BT Sport

Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola has hit out at Paul Scholes on Twitter.

The Red Devils suffered a 3-2 loss to Brighton and Hove Albion in their second Premier League fixture of the season.

Manchester United trailed Brighton 2-0 in the opening half hour before Romelu Lukaku halved the deficit before half-time.

However, the Seagulls restored their two-goal cushion before Pogba netted a late penalty to score what ultimately proved to be a consolation goal.

Pogba has scored in their opening two Premier League games but the France international was particularly poor at the Amex Stadium.

The World Cup winner was critical of his performance in their 3-2 loss to Chris Hughton’s side in the immediate aftermath of the Premier League loss.

Pogba admitted that he wasn’t prepared for the Premier League clash but his honesty drew criticism from Manchester United legend Scholes.

“I hope that is lost in translation. There is no defence for that comment,” Scholes told BT Sport.

“You say it to yourself, don’t you? You’re constantly on at yourself, ‘attitude right, make sure it’s right’. You don’t need other people to tell you. You don’t need a manager, you don’t need other players.”

However, Pogba’s outspoken agent Raiola responded to Scholes on Twitter following the retired midfielder’s remarks about the France star.

Raoila wrote on Twitter: “Some people need to talk for fear of being forgotten. Paul Scholes wouldn’t recognize a leader if he was in front of Sir Winston Churchill. @paulpogba”

He added: “Paul Scholes should become sports director and advise Woodward to sell Pogba. Would be sleepless nights to find Pogba a new club @paulpogba”

Scholes played with great Manchester United captains such as Eric Cantona, Roy Keane and Nemanja Vidic during his decorated Premier League career.

The former England star won two Champions League titles with Manchester United, while Pogba is still waiting to win Europe’s top competition.

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