Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has offered some useful words of advice that Red Devils midfielder Paul Pogba would surely benefit from.
The France international has had an up-and-down time since his return to United from Juventus in 2016, and Old Trafford fans would more than likely be happy to see him move on.
However, Ferdinand has suggested one way for Pogba to improve his reputation, and that would be for him to speak directly to the press more, rather than letting his agent Mino Raiola do so much of his talking for him.
Speaking to The Beautiful Game podcast, Ferdinand praised the 27-year-old, but suggested Raiola’s outbursts to the media are the real problem.
“I love Paul, because he’s a great kid. I’ve known him since he was a young boy and I still chat to him now,” he said, as quoted by the Manchester Evening News.
“But the only problem I have with Paul is he should chat instead of his agent chatting. If he did that there would be more clarity on the whole situation.
“I spoke to him about all that type of stuff but Paul’s his own man and he’s going to deal with it his own way, I respect that, that’s fine. So that’s the only thing I’d say.”
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