Manchester United could look to swap star midfielder Paul Pogba with Real Madrid winger Eden Hazard this summer, Mino Raiola has suggested.
Pogba outlined his desire for ‘a new challenge’ in the 2019 summer transfer window and speculation has been rife about the Frenchman’s future at Old Trafford ever since.
Raiola, who often hits the headlines for his outspoken approach to transfers, has once again insisted anything could happen in the world of football business and his client Pogba’s United future.
And now the super agent has suggested the World Cup winner could finally leave the Premier League this summer, if United agree a swap deal for a player like Hazard with Real Madrid, where Pogba has openly admitted he ‘dreams’ of playing.
When asked if Pogba moving to Real Madrid was impossible his agent told AS: “I do not know.
“I think that nothing is impossible, but football depends on the day. As it is. And you have to be flexible to think of all the possibilities.
“And if tomorrow Madrid wants to make a Hazard-Pogba change? It is just an example.
“And if all four parties like it, why not?”
Raiola also reaffirmed that Pogba has his heart set on a move to Real, where he would team up with compatriot Zinedine Zidane.
He added: “It is a question to ask Madrid. At one time Pogba felt a lot of love and trust from United, and there were several other clubs…
“Later, it is very difficult for United and Madrid to understand each other for a great transfer, because strong clubs do not want to sell strong players to other strong clubs.
“And I’m not going to fool him, for Pogba playing for Madrid was always a very attractive thing for Zidane too. Zidane was his idol as a young man.”