Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Ed's Set to Be Questioned over Agent's Huge Fee in Pogba Deal

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Ed's Set to Be Questioned over Agent's Huge Fee in Pogba Deal

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ED Woodward will address United investors today ahead of a potentially record spend this summer.

The club's executive vice chairman will host a conference call with investors on the New York Stock Exchange following the release of United's third quarterly figures.

The address comes a week after claims United paid agent Mino Raiola Pounds 41m following Paul Pogba's record move to Old Trafford.

Woodward sanctioned the Pounds 89m deal for the French international, as part of a Pounds 145m spree during Jose Mourinho's first summer at the club. United are set to exceed that figure at the end of the season when they plan to trigger Antoine Griezmann's Pounds 85m release clause at Atletico Madrid.

Tottenham's Pounds 40m-rated midfielder Eric Dier is another target, as well as Burnley centre-back Michael Keane, who could cost Pounds 25m. …

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