He recalled to Sport/Foot magazine: "I needed an agent and I called my friend Ouasim Bouy, who I've known since I was 11.
"I asked him for the number of his agent Mino Raiola and I called him.
"Why Raiola? Because I had read the book of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, in which he told how he had chosen him.
"I wanted the same thing."