Agent fees: FA and Fifa want issue debated following Pogba deal allegations

Agent fees: FA and Fifa want issue debated following Pogba deal allegations

Manchester United are within their rights to pay agents multi-million pound sums as part of transfers, FA chairman Greg Clarke has said – but the sport needs a debate about the issue. Fifa boss Gianni Infantino has called for more transparency around transfers. World football’s governing body is looking into Paul Pogba’s world-record transfer from Juventus to Manchester United. It follows claims that Pogba’s agent will earn £41m from the deal. “If that’s what they’re…

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Man Utd edge through but lose Pogba

Man Utd edge through but lose Pogba

Manchester United edged a nervy encounter with Russian minnows FC Rostov at Old Trafford to reach the Europa League quarter-finals with a 2-1 aggregate victory. Juan Mata got the decisive goal for United when he stabbed in from Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s flick, but Rostov threatened to take the game to extra time and Sergio Romero made two good saves late on. The United goalkeeper first kept out Sardar Azmoun’s flicked header before thumping away Christian Noboa’s…

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