Mino Raiola’s assistant has denied that the football agent has died after widespread reports in Italy claimed he had passed away.
Raiola, 54, has been unwell for several months and is battling a lung disease.
Various news outlets in Italy claimed Raiola had died on Thursday afternoon and Real Madrid’s official Twitter account expressed their condolences to his friends and family.
But Raiola’s colleague and friend Jose Fortes Rodriguez says he has not died, telling NOS: ‘He’s in a bad position, but he hasn’t died.’
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