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Really? Raiola insists Pogba ready to discuss new Man Utd deal

Agent Mino Raiola insists Paul Pogba is willing to discuss terms over a new contract at Manchester United.

After spending recent weeks attacking United and manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Raiola sought to ease tension last night when speaking with Sky Sports.

He said: "Paul has great commitment to the club, there is no question about that.

"Paul has a contract with Manchester United and wants to get back fit as quick as possible and back into the team to be a positive factor until the end of the season.

"In this moment, there are no talks [over Pogba's future]. He is only committed to Manchester United and he respects his contract. Everybody is worried about Pogba leaving, but I am not worried.

"We are open for talks after he gets back [from injury]. For now, there is a contract and the only thing he is focused on is getting back to fitness.

"When an agent represents any player, of course there will be talks about how to move on or move forward if you are still part of the plans for the manager, there is nothing strange about that.

"I thought my interview was very innocent when I said: 'maybe one day he will return [to Italy] because it is like a second home' but I didn't say he would come back next year or the year after. You never know if he will come back or not.

"For this kind of player, there can't be a lot of interest because not a lot of clubs can afford him. There are no talks with any clubs at the moment."

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