Paul Pogba’s agent delivers fresh update on his Man United future

Mino Raiola delivers an update about Paul Pogba's situation at Manchester United this summer

Transfer Agent
By Transfer Agent
Paul Pogba
Paul Pogba (Photo: The Sport Review)

Paul Pogba is staying at Manchester United this summer and could extend his current contract, the midfielder’s agent Mino Raiola has said.

The World Cup winner’s future has been a relentless source of speculation over the last few months but he returned to fitness to play an important part for Manchester United following the return of top-flight football in the summer.

Pogba, who underwent ankle surgery at the start of January, scored one goal and made three assists in 16 Premier League games for the Red Devils last term as he helped Manchester United to finish in third place in the table and book their spot in next season’s Champions League.

The France international has less than year to run on his current contract at Old Trafford, but Manchester United do have the option to extend his deal by a further year.

Now, Pogba’s agent Raiola has confirmed that the former Juventus midfielder will definitely be staying at Manchester United this summer and that the Red Devils are interested in extending his deal further.

Speaking in an interview quoted by Sky Sports, Raiola said: “Pogba is staying at Manchester United and I think they want to extend his contract.

“He is at the centre of an important project, they will not accept any bid for him this summer.

“Even in the past years Manchester United were never willing to open talks [regarding a move away for Pogba].

“He’s not the kind of guy to create controversy. We need to be calm, especially in such a moment, and we’ll see how it goes.

“We will negotiate for an extension very calmly, without stress. We will continue our talks.”

Manchester United will kick off their Premier League campaign with a home clash against Crystal Palace on 19 September. They will then take on Brighton, Tottenham and Newcastle in the top flight.

The Red Devils have not won the Premier League title since Sir Alex Ferguson’s final campaign in charge in 2013.

MORE: Latest Manchester United news and views

MORE: Football transfer rumours and gossip

Rio Ferdinand
‘Great character’: Rio Ferdinand reacts to Man United’s thrilling 3-2 win at Brighton
Jamie Carragher
Jamie Carragher predicts where Arsenal will finish this season
Christian Pulisic
Frank Lampard updates Chelsea FC fans on Christian Pulisic
Jurgen Klopp
Dimitar Berbatov states his prediction for Liverpool FC v Arsenal
Alisson Becker (Photo: LFC TV / YouTube)
Alisson Becker makes honest admission about Arsenal before Liverpool FC trip
Jurgen Klopp
Mark Lawrenson states his prediction for Liverpool FC v Arsenal
Top 50 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Man United stars feature
Top 50 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Man United stars feature
Serena Williams
French Open 2020: Halep, Nadal, Williams, Azarenka and more – in their own words
Gary Lineker
Gary Lineker responds to Chelsea FC’s thrilling 3-3 draw at West Brom
Frank Lampard
Frank Lampard issues warning to Chelsea FC players ahead of Tottenham clash