Reports claim Raiola had made the promise to Pogba before he made the then world-record transfer of £89million switch from Juventus to United.
The World Cup winner's future continues to be the source of speculation, amid suggestions of a falling out with Jose Mourinho and interest from the Frenchman in a move to either Barcelona or former club Juventus. Today, Jerome Boateng confirms he held talks with Jose Mourinho this summer...
But the United boss will be spared the hard decision of whether to play Rashford over the next few weeks, with the 20-year-old starting a three-game ban against Watford following a red card in the Burnley match. While he may be seen as an upgrade to what is now available to Mourinho, it's hard to see United making such a move without some players being moved on to allow it to happen.
Mourinho's tasks in solving a rift with World Cup-winning midfielder Paul Pogba and his side's defensive frailties have not gone away in the global break, even if some of his stars showed the richness of the resources at his disposal with their countries. "Not because I wanted to leave Bayern Munich by all means". I feel well at Bayern, it's one of the biggest clubs in the world.
Boateng has now confirmed Man Utd's approach and revealed that he called Mourinho to thank him for trying to sign him.
Makelele is quoted as saying by Metro: "I learned a lot with Jose".
"There are four ways to look at it", Neville told The Times.
"They have to protect their asset but privately they might be doing a deal because they want to get their £90m back".
"If I was still in that dressing room giving personal advice it would be, 'Paul, it's obvious you want to play somewhere else but be professional".
Doucoure and his Watford team-mates will be desperate to keep up their ideal start in the Premier League against United on the weekend. You don't need to do that'.