Manchester United have written to Le Havre to warn the club they will take action if there are further allegations regarding financial inducements in the signing of Paul Pogba.
It has been reported that Ligue 1 outfit Le Havre has accused United United of offering Pogba’s family money and a house in order to tempt the teenager to Old Trafford.
The story has emerged in the wake of Chelsea’s transfer ban from Fifa following the signing of Gael Kakuka from Lens in 2007.
United have been angered by suggestions that they have broken rules in signing Pogba.
“In response to the wholly unfounded comments widely reported in the media of Le Havre AC President, Jean-Pierre Louvel, Manchester United wish to categorically confirm that as a matter of club policy and in accordance with the applicable football regulations, we do not offer inducements to the parents of players who sign for the club such as monetary payments or the purchase of houses,” said United in a statement.
“Manchester United have today written to Le Havre AC to put it on notice that action will be taken if such allegations are repeated in relation to the transfer of Paul Pogba.
“Manchester United is entirely satisfied that the transfer of Paul Pogba has been conducted in accordance with the regulations set down by the world governing body, Fifa.
“Manchester United is ready to defend any claim brought against it by Le Havre at Fifa.
“It is to be noted that all contractual documentation relating to the player’s registration with the club has already been fully ratified by the Football Association and the Premier League.”