Rio Ferdinand has made Manchester United’s impending decision to let Paul Pogba go on a free transfer after being signed for a club record fee of £89m in 2016.
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The Red Devils are about to wave goodbye to the 29-year-old player when his contract expires in Junedespite playing a club record £89m for his services in 2016.
Not only Pogba – who was first released by the 20-time England champions in 2012 after leaving the club’s academy – will leave, though, Edinson Cavani and Jesse Lingard are also big earners on the way to leave Old Trafford at the end of their term, have seen their own transactions run down.
Former United player Ferdinand, who was released on a free transfer eight years ago after signing for the club’s record fee in 2002, has claimed that the former bosses his pants were ‘pulled’ by Pogba.
Unlike his situation, which led to him being phased out gradually to replace growing defenders in 2014, the No. 6 remains an important player for the interim manager. Ralf Rangnickbut was criticized by supporters, along with many teammates, for its lack of combat.
When informed that the selection of players to leave before the new season starts is very risky because they “don’t care”, Ferdinand replied on his YouTube channel, FIVEby stating: “It’s because I think business has been done badly at the club.
“I don’t think we should allow the players down to this stage of their contract, I don’t think that should happen.
“If someone likes Marcus [Rashford]Like Pogba, you want to keep these players if they’re playing well, if you want to keep them doing their job well.
“Economically, it’s completely illegal for someone to leave and you’ve spent £80m – £90m, come and leave plus wages, leave on a free transfer is completely illegal. Twice. He pulled our pants down twice. Unbelievable.”
While Rashford has a contract with the Reds until June 2023 and has the option to extend his contract for another year, Pogba will sign for a new club in the summer. Recently, the French, represented by the super agent Mino Raiolahe vented his frustration while discussing a disappointing second spell with United, which did not foreshadow no major trophies.
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Talk to the store based in Paris Le figaro“You have to be honest, the last five seasons have not satisfied me – not really,” Pogba said.
“This year is dead, we’re not going to win anything. Whether it’s with Manchester United or at another club, I want to win trophies.”
The midfielder went on to lament his role at his club, adding: “It’s so simple with FranceI play and I play in my position – I know my role and I feel the trust of the coach and the players.
“It’s normal to feel different at Manchester United because it’s hard to be consistent when you have to change positions, the team system, or your partners so often.
“I get along very well with [Les Blues boss Didier Deschamps ], he gave me a role that I know, but at Manchester United, do I really have a role? I asked a question but I got no answer. “Although the prospect of staying in Manchester has not been completely ruled out by Pogba, his former club Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid is said to be hunting for his autograph.