Pogba's agent pockets US$30m

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October 26, 2016
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TURIN, Italy (AP):

Juventus CEO Giuseppe Marotta has revealed that Paul Pogba's agent will be paid US$30 million for the player's record transfer to Manchester United.

Pogba returned to United in August for a world-record fee of $116 million.

Marotta was quoted by Italian media as telling Juventus' shareholders meeting yesterday as saying "27 million (euros) will be paid to (Pogba's) agent Mino Raiola. So the total net gain for Pogba was $78 million)" after other fees are taken into account.

Marotta says that Pogba joined Juve from United in 2012 for a bargain price of $1.6 million.

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