However, the fact that Raiola is touting Pogba to Barcelona - apparently with his client's blessing - is a worrying development for United after a hard pre-season, and comes so close to United's Premier League opener at home to Leicester on Friday.
It seems inconceivable that United would let go of their record signing, and Pogba's camp accept it will be hard to complete a deal before the transfer window closes.
Premier League clubs have to wrap up all of their summer business by 5pm on Thursday.
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Pogba would be the final piece of the jigsaw as Barcelona are unrelenting in his pursuit, but it's on the player's part whether to agree to a pay cut or stay put with a higher wage bill. With that out of the way he's coming good though we all know he can do even better.
'I think the World Cup is the ideal habitat for a player like him to give the best. Why?
"Why? Because it's closed for a month, where he can only think about football".
Pogba's agent, Mino Raiola, is reportedly backing his client to join the Blaugrana, despite there also being interest from Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus. And with just three days until the close of the transfer market in England, Barcelona have very little time to close a deal. Last season, reports emerged from Pep Guardiola that he was offered Pogba by Raiola during the transfer window last season.
He is under contract with Manchester United until 2021.