Raiola delighted with Pogba and Ibrahimovic joining Man United

by Leo Nieboer

Mino Raiola, agent of both Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba, has expressed his delight at their recent moves to Manchester United.

Raiola oversaw their respective moves to Old Trafford, receiving a £18 million cut for Paul Pogba’s world record move from Juventus.

Both players, who are clearly forming a strong relationship with eachother, have made brilliant starts to life in Manchester: the Swede has already clocked up four goals, whilst Pogba has immediately assumed the role of Man United’s midfield general.

Speaking to Football Italia, Raiola was evidently pleased with the business he has done over the summer.

“I’m happy for [Zlatan] Ibrahimovic and [Paul] Pogba,” he said.

“They’re hungry for victories and there’s a winning project at Manchester United.

“Italy can’t afford Ibrahimovic, Milan are the club in his heart but his future was on a different path.”

As an opposition player, the sight of Pogba and Ibrahimovic in the tunnel must be daunting. These are two larger-than-life superstars, hellbent – and accustomed to – eviscerating their opponent.

Above anything, it is the aura, the sheer magnetism generated by their presence that is most striking. Ibrahimovic and Pogba are here to be the best, to take the footballing world by storm. They form the mental backbone of the side, and could reap devastating results under the watchful eye of Jose Mourinho.

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