• English Premier League transfer facts: 5 things to know about Paul Pogba's transfer to Man Utd

English Premier League transfer facts: 5 things to know about Paul Pogba's transfer to Man Utd

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Tuesday, 23/08/2016 09:08

Among all of English Premier League transfers this year, Paul Pogba's move to Manchester United seems like one of the most notable businesses due to the unbelievable wages that this footballer is gonna to have when playing for the club.

Paul Pogba

Paul Pogba

Well, Paul Pogba has officially become the world's first £100m footballer. The £290,000-a-week wages will make him nothing but the highest-paid player in the Premier League, even ahead of Wayne Rooney and Zlatan Ibrahimovic. What a surprising number to believe!!! Right below here are more 5 interesting facts about this transfer that you might not know:

  • Paul Pogba will earn four times what Manchester United declined to pay him 4 years ago before leaving the club for free to join Juventus. Four years ago, Pogba wanted 65,000-a-week but now, he commends £290,000 a-week.
  • Paul Pogba's agent Mino Raiola who fell out with Sir Alex Ferguson over Pogba's treatment will receive £20M pay check.
  • Paul Pogba is now the highest paid player in premier league history and currently sits behind the likes of Ronaldo, Messi and Neymar in terms of wages. 
  • Paul Pogba's decision to return to Manchester United wasn't about the money but rather, his mother who wanted him to prove he was a world class superstar. 
  • Pogba inserted a clause in his contract that gives him a 80% chance to play in the first team at Manchester United and if Jose Mourinho fails to respect the clause, Pogba is free to leave the club next season just as Di Maria left after one season.

Hope that you have enjoyed all of those things listed above!

Source: nwikedinho.sportsblog.com, dailymail.co.uk

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