The controversy around Paul Pogba’s future shows no signs of slowing down after his agent Mino Raiola tweeted that he would have ‘sleepless nights’ to find a new club for his client.

Raiola was responding to criticism from former United midfielder Paul Scholes, who blasted Pogba’s poor performance at Brighton.

‘I hope that is lost in translation,’ the legendary midfielder said after Pogba admitted he had played poorly. ‘There is no defence for that comment, there is no defence for it. You say it to yourself, don’t you? You’re constantly saying to yourself: “Attitude right, make sure it’s right.” You don’t need other people to tell you. You don’t need a manager to tell you that or your team-mates.’

And Raiola retorted “Paul Scholes should become sports director and advise Woodward to sell Pogba. Would be sleepless nights to find Pogba a new club” before tagging Pogba in it.

United fans, already furious at Raiola for touting the midfielder around this summer, are unlikely to take kindly to the unscrupulous agent’s latest comments.