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Juventus cleared over Paul Pogba’s transfer to Man United

  • FIFA announced in May they were investigating Paul Pogba’s £89million transfer
  • There were claims Juventus’ relationship with agent Mino Raiola breached rules 
  • FIFA have cleared Juventus of all wrongdoing over the then world-record deal
  • Pogba has been sidelined for Manchester United since injuring his hamstring 

Juventus have been cleared of any wrongdoing over the big-money transfer of Paul Pogba to Manchester United.

FIFA announced in May that it was investigating the then world-record £89.3million move that took the France midfielder from Turin to the Premier League last summer.

The world governing body cleared United in June but opened proceedings against Juventus, with claims the Serie A side’s arrangement with agent Mino Raiola could have breached third-party ownership rules.

Paul Pogba’s £89million transfer from Juventus to Manchester United was under investigation

But FIFA has now confirmed no action will be taken, with a spokesman stating: ‘The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has decided to dismiss all charges against the club Juventus FC for the apparent infringements of the Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players (RSTP). 

‘In the frame of the transfer of the player Paul Labile Pogba given that the evidence available was not sufficient to establish to the appropriate standard of proof, that art. 18ter of the RSTP had been breached.

‘The Disciplinary Committee nevertheless underlined the importance of always preserving the independence of clubs and players in recruitment and transfer-related matters in order to ensure the integrity of matches and competitions.’

Pogba is currently sidelined for United with a hamstring injury suffered in the Champions League group stage win over Basel on September 12.  

The £89m fee paid to take Pogba to Manchester has been eclipsed as the world-record deal by Neymar’s £198m move from Barcelona to PSG in August.


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