TVC E. Paul Pogba can afford to allow himself a wry smile when he picks up his first pay packet at Manchester United.
Four years after the club declined to pay him £65,000-a-week, Pogba will be paid more than four times that amount to surpass Wayne Rooney as the Premier League's highest earner.
Back in 2012, United were alarmed by the demands that Pogba's agent Mino Raiola was making on behalf of a youngster who had made only seven first-team appearances, all as substitute.Paul Pogba will earn wages of £290,000 per week after taking Manchester United's No 6 shirt
TVC E. French star Paul Pogba has moved from Juventus to Manchester United for a reported 89 million pounds which would be make him the world’s most expensive player if confirmed. Here are the most expensive transfers in football history:
Paul Pogba (FRA) Juventus to Manchester United – 89 million pounds ($116.4 million, 105 million euros)
Manchester United had been linked to offers for Pogba even when Louis Van Gaal was still coach. But the machine really started turning when Jose Mourinho took over on his mission to get United back into the Champions League frontrunners. The fact that Pogba had played for United as a teenager and was released for a pittance makes the transfer even more incredible. For a while Real Madrid had been contenders for Pogba’s signature.
Gareth Bale (WAL) Tottenham Hotspur to Real Madrid – £85.1m – 2013
Welsh forward whose performances for an attractive Spurs side persuaded Real to...