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Paul Pogba's Agent Mino Raiola Given Three-Month Worldwide Ban

Paul Pogba's Agent Mino Raiola Given Three-Month Worldwide Ban

Mino Raiola has been given a three-month worldwide ban from football activity by Fifa's disciplinary committee.

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The super-agent was recently slapped with a three-month ban by the Italian FA, but his suspension has been extended to a global status following Fifa's intervention.

A statement from Fifa's reads: "The Chairman of the FIFA Disciplinary Committee has today decided to extend the sanctions imposed by the Italian Football Association (FIGC) on the intermediaries Carmine and Vincenzo Raiola to have worldwide effect. Carmine Raiola is suspended for a period of three months and Vincenzo Raiola for a period of two months.

"The decision of the FIFA Disciplinary Committee was notified today and takes immediate effect."

The ban begins immediately and will end after the English summer transfer window closes.

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Raiola boasts a star-studded roster. He represents the likes of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Paul Pogba and Matthijs de Ligt.

Pogba and De Ligt have been heavily linked with a transfer away from their respective clubs, though the 51-year-old has reassured his ban won't affect any potential business during the summer window.

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Manchester United's French midfielder remains subject to intense transfer speculation with Real Madrid reportedly keeping tabs on his development ahead of tabling a mega bid in the summer.

De Ligt, meanwhile, is expected to leave Ajax at the end of the season with the likes of Barcelona, Juventus and Bayern Munich interested in snapping him up.

Will Pogba and De Ligt secure a move away in the summer? Watch this space.

Topics: Paul Pogba, Football News, Matthijs de Ligt, Ibrahimovic, Football, Manchester United, Barcelona, Ajax, Mino Raiola, Real Madrid

Nasir Jabbar

Nasir Jabbar is a journalist at SPORTbible. He graduated from Bath Spa University with a BA in Media Communications. He's a combat sport aficionado, and has contributed to MMA websites AddictedMMA and CagePotato. Nasir has covered some of the biggest fights, while interviewing the likes of Conor McGregor, Michael Bisping and Anthony Joshua. He's also an avid Bristol City fan.

 

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