Paul Pogba slammed Man Utd in FaceTime call for talking to agent instead of him

Paul Pogba ranted about Manchester United's handling of his contract negotiations during a chat with late agent Mino Raiola before opting to leave the club and push for a return to Juventus.

The World Cup winning France midfielder failed to live up to expectations on his £89million Old Trafford reunion, despite winning both the League Cup and Europa League during his debut season under Jose Mourinho.

Following five subsequent trophy-less seasons Pogba's contract expired this month – but not before he accused the Red Devils of 'bluffing' in a chat with agent Raiola before his untimely passing in April of this year.

Clips from Pogba's upcoming Prime Video documentary, The Pogmentary, have shown a conversation between the player and agent from the point of view of Raiola.

Raiola says on the phone: "If they want you to stay, they can't make this kind of offer.

"I'll make them understand that if they really want you to stay, if they want to build something with you, this time, they have to do something different.

"They have to put the money on the table."

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To which Pogba replies: "They're bluffing. How can you tell a player you really want him and offer nothing – unbelievable.

"You can offer a contract that says 'we want you, we don't want you to leave, we'll do everything to keep you'. Mino shouldn't have to tell me that.

"The club has to do that. The club has to talk to the player."

United announced earlier this month: "The club can announce that Paul Pogba will leave Manchester United at the end of June, upon the expiry of his contract."

Adding: "It was a low-key end to a United career that had brought so many individual high moments, so many beautiful goals, assists and pieces of skill.

"But for a boy that joined the Academy at 16 to make over 200 United appearances and lift the Youth Cup, along with two major pieces of silverware – not to mention the World Cup at international level – is something that should be applauded and celebrated.

"Everyone at the club would like to congratulate Paul on his successful career, and thank him for his contributions to Manchester United."

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