Vital Football

Latest Manchester United News

FIFA Clear United But Pogba Case Isn't Over Yet

FIFA Clear United But Pogba Case Isn't Over Yet

FIFA have given the green light for United to sign Paul Pogba, the 16-year-old French midfield player who is subject of a dispute between the champions and his former club Le Havre who claim Pogba had breached a contract in order to join us.

However, FIFA found that Le Havre had paid nothing but normal expenses for the player which means that technically he was an amateur; he wasn't on Le Havre's payroll so there was no contract he could breach.

The club issued a statement declaring: 'Manchester United is pleased to confirm that the Football Association has been authorised by FIFA to register Paul Pogba as a Manchester United player with immediate effect.'

But Le Havre dispute this: the French club argue that FIFA merely issued a provisional certificate which is normal procedure in such cases, therefore the latest ruling is a 'non-event'. I obviously haven't seen the official documents in this case but it sounds like clutching at straws: if FIFA authorised the FA to register Pogba then they had clearly found no evidence of wrongdoing.

But it seems Le Havre won't give up so we can expect appeals and plenty of rants against the greedy English clubs. I guess we can live with that, to be honest.



*Try Vital Mobile FOR FREE for the latest news, scores, fixtures and so much more*

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Zae
Date:Thursday October 8 2009
Time: 9:45PM

Comments

0
I honestly believe after we are finally cleared that we should sue them for trying to destroy the image of the club....they have absolutely no case so I don't understand what they filed in first place and it doesn't make sense why they would appeal....unless they're trying to show FIFA how much it matters to them so FIFA would seriously consider blocking any future youngster poaching by big clubs...I don't know
ibrahiy
09/10/2009 17:00:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester United Articles

EFL Cup Final - United v Southampton Team-Sheets

Wembley stages the first of the major domestic cup finals this afternoon, the EFL Cup Final.

Rooney - Was It All About England?

A lot, in the past seven days, has been written in relation to Wayne Rooney and a possible move to the Chinese Super League.

Southampton`s response to Mkhitaryan Injured News

A positive?

Ibrahimovic Wants Champions League Football to Stay

A lot has been written, recently, with regards to the future of our Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Archived Vital United Articles

Vital United articles from

Site Journalists

Red Boy
Editor email
Profile
Charlie Bacchus
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

EFL Cup Final - Southampton v Manchester United?
Suggested By: Red Boy
Southampton to Win!19%
Manchester United to Win!81%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Chelsea 26 20 3 3 63 36
2 Man City 25 16 4 5 52 22
3 Spurs 25 14 8 3 50 28
4 Arsenal 25 15 5 5 50 26
5 Liverpool 25 14 7 4 49 24
6 Man Utd 25 13 9 3 48 17
7 Everton 26 12 8 6 44 15
8 WBA 26 11 7 8 40 4
9 West Ham 26 9 6 11 33 -9
10 Stoke 25 8 8 9 32 -6
11 Burnley 26 9 4 13 31 -9
12 Watford 26 8 7 11 31 -13
13 Southampton 25 8 6 11 30 -3
14 AFC Bournemouth 26 7 5 14 26 -15
15 Swansea 26 7 3 16 24 -25
16 Middlesbrough 26 4 10 12 22 -9
17 Crystal Palace 26 6 4 16 22 -13
18 Leicester City 25 5 6 14 21 -19
19 Hull City 26 5 6 15 21 -27
20 Sunderland 26 5 4 17 19 -24
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Manchester United Results (view all)

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Feb 26 2017 2:15PM : Manchester City (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 26 2017 4:30PM : Southampton (H)
Capital One Cup
Mar 4 2017 12:30PM : AFC Bournemouth (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 12 2017 1:30PM : Southampton (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 19 2017 12:00PM : Middlesbrough (a)
Barclays Premier League
Apr 1 2017 3:00PM : West Bromwich Albion (H)
Barclays Premier League

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.ForeverUnited1
2.Arthur Frog1
Vital Football Comment