Federation Internationale de Football Association to probe Pogba's transfer to Man U

Ruben Hill
May 15, 2017

But Greg Clarke, the chairman of England's Football Association, warned against "demonising" the Pogba deal and said the worldwide game needed to do more than have a "knee-jerk reaction" if the rules governing transfers were to be reformed.

"We can confirm that FIFA/TMS has been requesting information on the transfer".

A Federation Internationale de Football Association spokesperson has said the world governing body was looking at the deal through its Transfer Matching System (TMS), but United are relaxed about the situation and are believed to have been transparent throughout the process.

The France worldwide has netted only four goals in 29 Premier League appearances since his return to Old Trafford for a world-record fee ahead of the 2016-17 campaign, attracting some criticism.

Federation Internationale de Football Association are said to be investigating the transfer, with a particular eye on agent Mino Raiola's role.

Federation Internationale de Football Association boss Gianni Infantino has called for more transparency around transfers.

Raiola earned £8.4m over the course of Pogba's spell at Juve - nearly as much as the player himself - before banking £41.39m from the move to Old Trafford.

United take on Celta Vigo in their Europa League semi-final second-leg tomorrow night.

Pogba began his career with United before leaving for Juventus on a free transfer, where he then became a world superstar. Because the fact that three men have made nearly as much money from Paul Pogba's career as he has, is far from amusing.

When asked about the situation, Red Devils boss Mourinho said: "The question is simple". They are all the more startling given that the defeat at Arsenal on Sunday has all but killed off their hopes of a top-four finish.

During his later years at the club, the Scot would often say there was no value in the transfer market. "It's a lot of money and we have to be transparent about these things". However, European tabloids are suggesting it involves the role of Pogba's agent, Mino Raiola, during the world-record signing. "And by our side, I mean the player's side".

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