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Raiola denies destabilising Man Utd with Pogba comments: Everyone in England goes berserk!

The agent of Paul Pogba has denied he deliberately tried to destabilise Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side.

Mino Raiola caused controversy in December when declared that Pogba's time at Old Trafford was over.

The Frenchman was outstanding for United across late December and January before going down with an injury earlier this month.

And Raiola insists he didn't mean any harm by his comments.

"I just expressed an opinion, I didn't want to cause any problem," Raiola told BBC Sport. "I don't think that it destabilised anybody, because they had a fantastic run and they were even first, for a period, in the league.

"You think big players like Paul Pogba - or Solskjaer, who won everything in his life - get destabilised by what Mino Raiola says? Come on, please. I don't talk about it any more. It makes life a little bit boring, but it is what it is."

He added: "Whenever I tell my opinion, everyone in England goes berserk, and I am the worst agent or the best agent, and the clubs get so stressed from the public and journalists that I have learned not to talk much about it."

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