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Raiola takes fresh shot at Man Utd icon Ferguson; likens him to Blatter!

Agent Mino Raiola has taken a fresh shot at former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson.

Raiola claims the fact Manchester United bought Paul Pogba back to the club shows he was right to think the Scot did not rate him.

Ferguson and Raiola fell out way back in 2012 when the super-agent convinced client Pogba to leave United after he was struggling to get first-team football at Old Trafford.

The agent recalled to the Athletic: "When Ferguson criticised me, that was my biggest compliment anybody could give me.

"Ferguson is used to people coming in and, 'Yes, sir. Yes, sir. Yes, sir. Yes, sir'.

"All I have to say that when Ferguson left Manchester United the club's owner [the Glazers], by buying back Paul Pogba, told me that I was right.

"Because I didn't want to take Paul Pogba away. He [Ferguson] didn't believe in Paul Pogba.

"So when Ferguson says, 'I don't like him', it's the biggest compliment that I could have. It's like saying (ex-FIFA president) Sepp Blatter says, 'I don't like him'. Fantastic. I don't care what Ferguson says."


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