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EPL: I’m a Bad Loser – Pogba
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EPL: I’m a Bad Loser – Pogba

  Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba has described himself as a bad loser, insisting that the club has to end the season with a trophy. According to Pogba, the Red Devils have not given up on chasing down rivals Manchester City for the Premier League title this season. United have qualified for the semi-final of the Europa League and will face AS Roma. The Europa League is now Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side’s only chance of winning a trophy this season. United can reduce the gap between them and rivals City to eight points if they defeat relegation-battling Burnley in their Premier League meeting on Sunday, with only six games left. “I just want to win something; I don’t like to play and not win,” the Frenchman told Sky Sports. “I’m a bad loser, I will alwa...
You’ve Been at Man United for 4 Years but Nothing to Show for it – Keane blasts Pogba over Mourinho
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You’ve Been at Man United for 4 Years but Nothing to Show for it – Keane blasts Pogba over Mourinho

  Manchester United legend, Roy Keane has responded to Paul Pogba’s criticism of Jose Mourinho. Keane lambasted the Frenchman who, in a recent interview, praised current Manchester United boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and claimed he “wouldn’t go against his players” the way Mourinho did. Pogba told Sky Sports: “What I have now with Ole is different, he wouldn’t go against the players. He wouldn’t go against the players. “Maybe Ole wouldn’t pick them, but it’s not like he puts them on the side like they don’t exist anymore. That’s the difference between Mourinho and Ole. “Once I had a great relationship with Mourinho, everybody saw that, and the next day you don’t know what happened.” “That’s the strange thing I had with Mourinho and I cannot explain to you because e...
Bruno Fernandes Cannot Defend – Pogba
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Bruno Fernandes Cannot Defend – Pogba

  Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba, has hailed his team-mate Bruno Fernandes, but jokingly questioned the Portugal international’s ability to defend. Fernandes has taken United to a different level, since he joined from Sporting CP in January 2020. Together with Pogba, Fernandes has propelled Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men to second place in the Premier League and the Europa League semi-finals. “I enjoy playing with Bruno (Fernandes). He is someone who understands the game and understands the movement that will give you a beautiful pass, he can finish too. “He’s all over the place, he can do everything really, except defending! “But really, it’s always a joy to play him, to understand him. He understands me well, he can take my position. “I can take his po...
Mourinho Responds to Paul Pogba’s criticism
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Mourinho Responds to Paul Pogba’s criticism

  Tottenham boss, Jose Mourinho, has refused to join issues with Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba, over the Frenchman’s recent comments about him. Mourinho said he ‘couldn’t care less’ what the Manchester United star has to say about him. Pogba had taken a swipe at Mourinho, his former manager at Manchester United, comparing his(Pogba) relationship with current manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to what life was under Mourinho. Speaking with Sky Sports, the former Juventus midfielder had said, “What I have now with Ole is different, he wouldn’t go against the players. He wouldn’t go against the players. “Maybe Ole wouldn’t pick them, but it’s not like he puts them on the side like they don’t exist anymore. That’s the difference between Mourinho and Ole. “Once,...
Paul Pogba Criticizes Jose Mourinho In Explosive And Brutally Honest New Interview
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Paul Pogba Criticizes Jose Mourinho In Explosive And Brutally Honest New Interview

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has well and truly opened up about his relationship with Jose Mourinho in an explosive new interview. Pogba, who didn't exactly see eye-to-eye with Mourinho during his time at Old Trafford, explained the differences in coaching and management between Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and his former boss, as well as various other topics. He also accused the Portuguese manager of casting him aside without any explanation. "What I have now with Ole is different, he wouldn't go against the players," Pogba told Sky Sports. "He wouldn't go against the players. "Maybe Ole wouldn't pick them, but it's not like he puts them on the side like they don't exist anymore. That's the difference between Mourinho and Ole. "Once I had a great relationship with Mour...
Pogba Reacts to Solskjaer Replacing him at Half-time against Granada
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Pogba Reacts to Solskjaer Replacing him at Half-time against Granada

  Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba, believes the club’s manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, made the right decision replacing him at half-time in Man United’s Europa League quarter-final second-leg tie against Granada on Thursday. According to Pogba, Granada players were trying to get him sent off. The Red Devils defeated the La Liga club 2-0 at Old Trafford, with Pogba playing just 45 minutes, setting up Edinson Cavani’s opener early on. Man United eventually qualified for the Europa League semi-final on a 4-0 aggregate win. “I know if I come off, the other player who comes on will make the difference as well,” Pogba told BT Sport. “This yellow card was unfortunate, for me, it wasn’t a yellow card, but you have to accept it. “But we won the game, and that ...
Man Utd Sail Past Granada to Book Roma Clash
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Man Utd Sail Past Granada to Book Roma Clash

Manchester United booked a Europa League semi-final with Roma after Edinson Cavani's early strike sent them on their way to a 2-0 victory over Granada at Old Trafford, completing a 4-0 aggregate win. Goals from Marcus Rashford and Bruno Fernandes secured a 2-0 first-leg triumph at Estadio Los Carmenes last week, and United assumed control of the tie once more within six minutes at Old Trafford. Cavani had underlined his predatory instincts during the 3-1 success at Tottenham, and the in-form Uruguayan scored his first European goal in United colours and 50th overall after meeting Paul Pogba's knockdown to volley his low drive into the bottom corner. Jesus Vallejo's own goal in the final minute of normal time compounded Granada's night with the Spaniards missing a spate of oppo...
Paul Pogba Signs Deal With Amazon Prime To Make Documentary About His Life Called ‘The Pogmentary’
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Paul Pogba Signs Deal With Amazon Prime To Make Documentary About His Life Called ‘The Pogmentary’

Manchester United and France midfielder Paul Pogba will be the subject of a brand new Amazon documentary series called 'The Pogmentary' - featuring unprecedented access into his life off the pitch. It has been confirmed that the 28-year-old has signed a deal with the tech giants, who will provide "a unique and intimate look at Pogba's life" set to release next year. The original series will likely focus on his departure and return to Manchester United, as well as France's World Cup win in 2018. The docu-series will also explore his influence on the game as well as interviews with family and friends - not to mention previously unreleased footage from his childhood. "Paul Pogba is one of the most prominents talents of his time, so we are thrilled to be collaborating with him ...
Solskjaer Talks on Chances of Catching up with Man City, Identifies Problem with Pogba
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Solskjaer Talks on Chances of Catching up with Man City, Identifies Problem with Pogba

  Manchester United boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has admitted he has a ‘gripe’ with midfielder, Paul Pogba after the Frenchman missed an excellent chance in their 3-1 win over Tottenham on Sunday. Son Heung-min of Spurs fired the home side ahead a few minutes to half-time after Edinson Cavani’s goal was ruled out for a foul. But the Red Devils came from the break scoring three goals through Fred, Cavani and Mason Greenwood to secure a 3-1 win. Pogba had a clear-cut chance in the second half to extend their lead but opted for an elaborate backheel which was blocked. And the Norwegian boss said he would continue to pester Pogba until he starts making use of chances in front of goal. “Yeah, he’s getting better and better, excellent,’ Solskjaer told beIN Sports. “He...
Man United Come From Behind To Beat Tottenham Hotspursm, Stretch Unbeaten  Away Run
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Man United Come From Behind To Beat Tottenham Hotspursm, Stretch Unbeaten  Away Run

Manchester United came from behind to beat Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 away in Sunday’s Premier League clash and strengthen their place in second position. The win at Spurs means Man United are now unbeaten in 23 consecutive away Premier League games – the second-longest streak in English top-flight history. Second half goals from Fred, Edison Cavani and substitute Mason Greenwood avenged Man United’s 6-1 scandalous defeat to Spurs at Old Trafford earlier in the Season. The Red Devils remain in second on 63 points while Spurs missed the chance to go close to fourth place West Ham as they are in seventh on 49 points. Man United thought they had taken the lead on 33 minutes through Cavani who finished off a neat pass from Paul Pogba but the goal was disallowed after Scott McTominay...
Marina Granovskaia Makes First Move to Secure Key Summer Signing for Chelsea
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Marina Granovskaia Makes First Move to Secure Key Summer Signing for Chelsea

Chelsea Director, Marina Granovskaia, has already made the first move in order to seal Erling Haaland transfer from Borussia Dortmund this summer, according to The Athletic. Granovskaia is working on smoothening the relationship between Chelsea and Mino Raiola, the agent of Haaland, in a bid to land the striker this summer transfer window. Raiola has developed the prestige of being too hard to work with during transfer negotiations. However, his clients boast of some of the biggest players in football, such as Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Romelu Lukaku and Paul Pogba, as well as Haaland. Tensions have been there between Raiola and Chelsea since the Stamford Bridge club was left enraged by the agent’s actions after they were beaten to the signature of Lukaku in 2017. Granovskaia wil...
Premier League’s Top Earners Revealed [Top 25]
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Premier League’s Top Earners Revealed [Top 25]

  The top earners in the English Premier League, EPL, have been revealed. According to the latest figures provided by Spotrac, Real Madrid loanee, Gareth Bale, tops the list with £600,000-per-week. Behind Bale is Manchester United goalkeeper, David De Gea, who earns £375,000-per-week. Manchester City’s Kevin De Bruyne occupies the third position with £350,000-per-week after the Belgium international signed a new contract with Pep Guardiola’s side on Wednesday. De Bruyne signed a new contract with Man City that will keep him at Etihad until 2025. Below are Premier League’s top earners: 25. Kepa Arrizabalaga – £150,000-per-week 24. Bruno Fernandes – £154,286-per-week 23. Juan Mata – £160,000-per-week 22. Harry Maguire – £162,775-per-week 21. Virgil v...
Why I Subbed off Rashford for Pogba at half-time – Solskjaer
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Why I Subbed off Rashford for Pogba at half-time – Solskjaer

  Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has explained why he substituted Marcus Rashford for Paul Pogba during their 1-0 win against AC Milan in San Siro. According to him, Rushford had a “little twinge” during the game on Thursday night, adding that he hopes it’s nothing serious. Rashford was subbed off at half-time, with Paul Pogba taking his place and the Frenchman went ahead to score the decisive goal a few minutes after his introduction off the bench. The goal helped the former Premier League champions advance to the quarter-finals of the Europa League. United will now face a nervous wait on whether Rashford is fit for Sunday’s FA Cup quarter-final against Leicester. “He had a little twinge,” Solskjaer said in his post-match press conference. “W...
AC Milan 0-1 Manchester United (Agg 1-2) : Paul Pogba to the Rescue as United cruise to Europa League Quarterfinals
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AC Milan 0-1 Manchester United (Agg 1-2) : Paul Pogba to the Rescue as United cruise to Europa League Quarterfinals

Paul Pogba's second half cameo was all Manchester United needed to secure a quarter final berth at the expense of a dogged Milan side intent on frustrating Ole Gunnar Solksjaer's team. Milan got a vital away goal in last week's first leg at Old Trafford and with the availability of star man Zlatan Ibrahimovic many expected them to disturb United's party on Thursday night, March 18. Paul Pogba came off the bench in the second half to score the decisive goal, picking his spot from a tight angle in the left inside channel to give United a 0-1 win and secure a 2-1 aggregate triumph in the tie. Zlatan Ibrahimovic had Milan's best opportunity, but Dean Henderson was on point to deny the veteran forward. United despite facing pressure, comfortably held out at the end t...
Gary Neville Names Only two creative players at Man United
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Gary Neville Names Only two creative players at Man United

Former Manchester United defender, Gary Neville, has suggested that the club only have two creative players, Bruno Fernandes and Paul Pogba. According to Neville, Fernandes and Pogba are the only players at Man United that may open up defences in tight situations, while the rest players need space to do that. He said this following Man United’s Premier League 1-0 victory over West Ham United on Sunday night at Old Trafford. Neville told Sky Sports, “You know how Man Utd are. They struggle to break down teams. They have got to be better against teams in those deep blocks with ten men behind the ball. That is where the next stage is. “It is about being more higher quality in the final third. There are more organised and compact teams around now, especially teams in the botto...
Man Utd vs AC Milan: Solskjaer’s squad for Europa League tie Confirmed [Full list]
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Man Utd vs AC Milan: Solskjaer’s squad for Europa League tie Confirmed [Full list]

  Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, will not have Marcus Rashford available for the visit of AC Milan in the Europa League on Thursday. Rashford is out with an ankle problem he picked up last weekend during a 2-0 win at Manchester City. Goalkeeper David de Gea misses out due to personal reasons, with Dean Henderson expected to start against the Serie A side. Donny van de Beek, Paul Pogba, Edinson Cavani and Juan Mata are all doubts for the game at Old Trafford. Man United’s full squad against Milan: Goalkeepers: Dean Henderson, Lee Grant, Nathan Bishop. Defenders: Harry Maguire, Eric Bailly, Victor Lindelof, Axel Tuanzebe, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Luke Shaw, Alex Telles, Brandon Williams. Midfielders: Bruno Fernandes, Fred, Nemanja Matic, Scott McTom...
Man United vs AC Milan: Solskjaer Names Players to Miss Europa League Clash
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Man United vs AC Milan: Solskjaer Names Players to Miss Europa League Clash

Manchester United boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has named the players that will miss his side’s Europa League last-16 first-leg tie against AC Milan on Thursday evening at Old Trafford. According to Solskjaer, the players are David De Gea, Donny van de Beek, Paul Pogba, Edinson Cavani, Juan Mata and Marcus Rashford. The Norwegian said this on Wednesday during his pre-match press conference. Man United head to the game after beating Manchester City 2-0 in the Premier League in their previous fixture last weekend, AC Milan won Verona 2-0 in the Serie A. “I am not sure if anyone will be back,” Solskjaer said. “David [De Gea] is not available. Donny [van de Beek], no. “Paul [Pogba], no. Edinson, maybe, but probably not. Juan [Mata], no and Marcus, maybe, but probably not. “...
Real Sociedad vs Man United: Solskjaer Gives Fresh Injury Update on Pogba
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Real Sociedad vs Man United: Solskjaer Gives Fresh Injury Update on Pogba

Manchester United boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has provided the latest injury update on midfielder, Paul Pogba, ahead of his side’s Europa League clash with Real Sociedad on Thursday night. Pogba has not played for Man United since limping out of the 3-3 draw with Everton on February 6 with a thigh injury. The France World Cup winner also missed last week’s FA Cup win over West Ham and Sunday’s draw with West Brom. Providing an update on Pogba, Solskjaer said at his pre-match press conference that the former Juventus star would not return to action until March at the earliest. “Paul is recovering well,” Solskjaer told reporters. “He’s starting the treatment, but it will still be a few weeks. He won’t be playing in February, that’s for sure, it’s still a few weeks before w...
West Brom vs Man United: Solskjaer Confirms Player that will Miss EPL Clash
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West Brom vs Man United: Solskjaer Confirms Player that will Miss EPL Clash

  Manchester United boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has confirmed that midfielder, Paul Pogba, will miss the Red Devils’ Premier League clash with West Brom on Sunday at Hawthorns. Pogba sustained a thigh muscle injury during Man United’s Premier League 3-3 draw against Everton at Old Trafford last weekend. The France international missed Man United’s FA Cup 1-0 victory against West Ham United on Tuesday. ”Paul [Pogba] is still out [for the game],” Solskjaer said at his pre-match press conference on Friday. He added, “We have had a rare opportunity to do a bit of training and actually some recovery. “You have got Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and not a game until Sunday. That has been a rarity for us really.” The kick-off time for West Brom vs Man United is 3 ...
EPL: Mino Raiola Makes Promise About Pogba’s Future at Man United
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EPL: Mino Raiola Makes Promise About Pogba’s Future at Man United

Mino Raiola, agent to Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba, has promised not to address his client’s future at Old Trafford after the player was linked with a return to Juventus. Reports had emerged in Italy that Juventus are preparing a move for Pogba at the end of the 2020/21 season. Pogba has less than 18 months left on his current deal with Man United and Raiola had said publicly in December that the France World Cup winner will not sign an extension. However, when asked about Pogba’s potential move to Juventus this summer, Raiola told reporters on Thursday that he doesn’t want to talk about the 27-year-old’s future because people get nervous and don’t sleep at night. “Pogba must also be left alone. When I speak, people get nervous, they don’t sleep at night, so I d...
Man United vs West Ham: Solskjaer Names Players to Miss FA Cup Clash
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Man United vs West Ham: Solskjaer Names Players to Miss FA Cup Clash

Manchester United boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has named the players who will miss his side’s Tuesday’s Emirates FA Cup fifth-round clash with West Ham United. According to Solskjaer, Eric Bailly and Phil Jones, along with Paul Pogba would not take part in Man United’s squad to tackle West Ham at Old Trafford due to injury. Solskjaer’s men head to the game after playing a 3-3 draw with Everton in the Premier League on Saturday. “Eric is getting better. He’s still not available for the Cup game tomorrow we don’t think,” Solskajer was quoted by Man United’s official website as saying on Monday. “He’s been out on the grass and training and we will make a decision tomorrow. I don’t think he will be involved. “Everyone [else] is available and trained this morning, apart from P...
Man Utd Suffer Pogba njury blow after 3-3 draw with Everton
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Man Utd Suffer Pogba njury blow after 3-3 draw with Everton

Manchester United have been dealt a major injury blow, as Paul Pogba was taken off injured after 39 minutes of their Premier League clash with Everton. Pogba has been in fine form in recent weeks, but now looks set for a spell on the sidelines. Towards the end of the first half, the France midfielder pulled up in discomfort after playing a simple pass towards Victor Lindelof. He pointed to his right thigh as he was treated on the pitch, before being replaced by Fred. United were two goals ahead through Edinson Cavani and Bruno Fernandes at the time. Everton struck back, equalising through Abdoulaye Doucoure and James Rodriguez. Scott McTominay looked to have won the game for United with a 70th-minute header. But Everton found a dramatic late equaliser through Domin...
Man Utd vs Everton: Solskjaer Confirms Showdown Talks With Pogba
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Man Utd vs Everton: Solskjaer Confirms Showdown Talks With Pogba

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has revealed he has held showdown talks with Paul Pogba about the player’s future. However, he has refused to confirm whether Pogba will sign a new contract at Old Trafford. Pogba has less than 18 months left on his current deal and agent Mino Raiola said publicly in December that the Frenchman will not sign an extension. The 27-year-old has hit a good run of form and was voted United’s player of the month for January But even after talks with the World Cup winner, Solskjaer is giving nothing away. “Our conversations remain private. Speculation about Paul is always going to be there, we’ve got a good open dialogue with Paul so what we talk about and how we see that situation remains between us. “I’m just happy he’s focuse...
Pogba ‘happy’ at Man Utd as Solskjaer responds to transfer speculation
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Pogba ‘happy’ at Man Utd as Solskjaer responds to transfer speculation

The midfielder continues to be linked with a transfer but the manager wouldn't be drawn on how long he will be at the club Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists Paul Pogba is happy at Manchester United, despite ongoing speculation around his future, but would not comment on how long he will stay at the club. Pogba’s contract expires in the summer of 2022 and Goal understands there have been no talks over a new deal for the midfielder. Pogba’s brother said this week that the club would have to sell him in the next transfer window if they wanted to make any money or he would leave on a free transfer the year after.
‘Sell him Now or Lose him for Free’ – Paul Pogba’s Brother Warns Manchester United
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‘Sell him Now or Lose him for Free’ – Paul Pogba’s Brother Warns Manchester United

Manchester United must ‘sell Paul Pogba now’ or they will lose him for free, the France star's brother Mathias, has warned. Reports keep linking Pogba with the Old Trafford exit door despite his scintillating form which has helped his side to second in the Premier League table. In December 2020, Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola revealed the 27-year-old wants to leave Old Trafford admitting the World Cup winner was more likely to leave in the summer with one year left in his contract. United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has always said he doesn't want to sell Pogba and has avoided attacking Pogba over his agent's comments. But Pogba’s older brother Mathias, 30, who plays for Spanish side Racing Murcia appeared on Spanish TV show El Chiringuito on Tuesday morning to give his warning to...
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‘Don’t joke with that one’ – Pogba defends Ibrahimovic against racism allegations

The Manchester United midfielder has jumped to support the Swede following his confrontation with Romelu Lukaku in the Milan derby on Tuesday Paul Pogba has defended his former team-mate Zlatan Ibrahimovic against accusations of racism following the Swedish forward's clash with Romelu Lukaku on Tuesday. Ibrahimovic and Lukaku were involved in a heated confrontation on the pitch during AC Milan's Coppa Italia quarter-final against their city rivals, which Inter eventually won 2-1. The Swede scored the opener in the match before he was sent off in the second half for a second yellow card. Lukaku netted the equaliser for Inter and the match was capped off by a dramatic stoppage-time winner from Christian Eriksen.  
Bruno Fernandes’ Brilliant Free-kick Seals Victory As Man United Knock Liverpool Out Of FA Cup
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Bruno Fernandes’ Brilliant Free-kick Seals Victory As Man United Knock Liverpool Out Of FA Cup

As soon as Liverpool’s defender Fabinho caught the leg of Edinson Cavani a yard outside the penalty area, the danger was so clear you could almost smell it. They say those kind of free-kicks are too close to be really threatening. Too difficult to get the ball up and down, apparently. But Bruno Fernandes is a bit smarter than that, a bit better than that. So round the side of the Liverpool wall, he sent his shot. Straight at his own player Paul Pogba, who he knew would duck. Too much power for goalkeeper Alisson to get across. Too much accuracy also. And with that strike a classic FA Cup tie was won. They will not talk about this game as they talk about previous great meetings between these teams. Without supporters everything feels that little bit diminished. But this was a superb ...
Fernandes, Cavani And Pogba Driving United To Success – Solskjaer
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Fernandes, Cavani And Pogba Driving United To Success – Solskjaer

Man United's boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has praised United's resurgence to the recent form of Bruno Fernandes, Edinson Cavani, and Paul Pogba comparing them to United's legends Roy Keane, Ryan Giggs, and Gary Neville. Solskjaer believes United's dressing room is being driven to success by the trio, as they continue in their fine form. United sit top of the Premier League table on 40 points, two points clear city rival Manchester City and six points ahead of defending champions, Liverpool. Bruno Fernandes has scored 19 league goals and created a further 14 from 33 top-flight appearances since joining the Red Devils from Portuguese side Sporting CP last year. Meanwhile, Cavani has netted five times in all competitions since arriving at the club from PSG as a free agent in Oct...
Fulham vs Man United: Rio Ferdinand Singles Out One Player after EPL 2-1 Win
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Fulham vs Man United: Rio Ferdinand Singles Out One Player after EPL 2-1 Win

Manchester United legend, Rio Ferdinand, has singled out midfielder, Paul Pogba, for praise after the France international scored a goal in the Red Devils’ Premier League 2-1 victory over Fulham on Wednesday night. Ferdinand described Pogba’s performance against Fulham as fantastic. The former defender explained that Pogba was the big difference during the encounter at Craven Cottage. Pogba and Edinson Cavani’s goals gave Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side all three points against Fulham. “Today he [Paul Pogba] put in a fantastic performance,” Ferdinand told BT Sport. “The big difference recently is he’s been playing quicker. He’s quick with what he’s doing, the efficiency is top, top drawer. “He is a magnificent footballer, and when he’s in this form, he’s one of the best.” ...
Pogba Compares Cavani to Martial, Rashford, Greenwood
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Pogba Compares Cavani to Martial, Rashford, Greenwood

Manchester United star, Paul Pogba, has compared Edinson Cavani to Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Mason Greenwood following the Red Devils’ Premier League 2-1 victory over Fulham on Wednesday night. Pogba believes Martial, Rashford and Greenwood don’t have the same quality as Cavani after the Uruguay striker scored in Man United’s win against Fulham at Craven Cottage. Cavani capitalised on an error from Alphonse Areola to equalize, before Pogba grabbed all three points for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side with a brilliant left-foot finish from outside the box. “Everybody knows that Edi [Cavani] is a top-class striker and there are a few strikers like this in the world, and we had the chance to have one,” Pogba told MUTV after the game. “We know the hardest goals are those go...
What Solskjaer Said about Pogba after Man United’s 2-1 Win Against Fulham
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What Solskjaer Said about Pogba after Man United’s 2-1 Win Against Fulham

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has said that midfielder, Paul Pogba, played ‘very well,’ against Fulham in the Premier League on Wednesday night. Solskjaer also described Pogba’s goal against Fulham as fantastic. Man United defeated Fulham 2-1 at Craven Cottage, thanks to two goals from Edinson Cavani and Paul Pogba. Ademola Lookman did score for the host in the first half. “Fantastic goal by Paul and we had some other chances to finish the game but of course when it is just one goal, and the players they put on it is going to be like heart in your mouth,” Solskjaer told post-match press conference after the game on Sunday. “Pogba has really come on. He is fit, he can play in midfield, and he can play wide. “That’s key with Paul, getting him ma...
Pogba: Man Utd not at Liverpool’s level but we can win the Premier League
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Pogba: Man Utd not at Liverpool’s level but we can win the Premier League

A win at Anfield would condemn Jurgen Klopp's side to a first home league loss since 2017 and provide a huge boost in confidence for the visitors Paul Pogba admits that Manchester United cannot yet consider themselves to be on the same level as Liverpool until they win the Premier League, although the World Cup winner believes that the Red Devils can lift the title this season. United find themselves at the summit of the English top flight after 17 games played, with a derby date against Jurgen Klopp's second-placed Reds on Sunday the most high-profile match-up of the season so far. The clash at Anfield will provide a massive test of United's mettle, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side seeking to overcome a mental hurdle that has seen them lose in four separate semi-finals since the Norwegian...
Paul Pogba’s Individual Highlights vs Burnley Prove He’s Officially Back To His Best
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Paul Pogba’s Individual Highlights vs Burnley Prove He’s Officially Back To His Best

  Paul Pogba gave one of his best performances in a Manchester United shirt on Tuesday night as his side went three points clear in the Premier League title race. The French midfielder has struggled to really impose himself on the club's season in recent months, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer opting for the likes of Fred and Scott McTominay in midfield, but last night's performance against Burnley was nothing short of outstanding. Pogba often found himself further forward against Sean Dyche's side and as a result, he was able to showcase his ability to make a difference in the final third, spraying passes to wide areas while drilling through balls to Anthony Martial. As you can see below, it was a sublime performance from the 27-year-old midfielder, who topped off a great outin...
Paul Pogba Admits He Made A “Stupid Mistake” After Conceding Penalty To Arsenal
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Paul Pogba Admits He Made A “Stupid Mistake” After Conceding Penalty To Arsenal

United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer felt Sunday's Old Trafford contest had "0-0 all over it" until Pogba needlessly lunged in on Hector Bellerin midway through the second half. Bellerin appeared to be in a position of no danger when Pogba moved in and succeeded only in kicking the Spaniard, drawing the penalty which Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang converted to settle the game. "Maybe I was a bit out of breath and it made me do this stupid mistake," the France international told BBC Sport. "I felt like I touched him a bit and I knew I was in the box. I shouldn't have given a penalty away like that. "I'm not the best defensively in the box but I can learn and work on that." It was the third time Pogba, 27, had conceded a penalty during Solskjaer's time as United manager. No-one ...
Reports suggest Paul Pogba could quit France football team over comments made by president Macron
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Reports suggest Paul Pogba could quit France football team over comments made by president Macron

Paul Pogba has reportedly quit international football after French President Emmanuel Macron's comments on ‘Islamist terrorism’ The Manchester United midfielder, 27, allegedly made the decision after President Macron said on Friday October 23, that 'monstrosity of Islamist terrorism' must be dealt with strongly. The president was speaking in the wake of the beheading of teacher Samuel Paty, 47, who was attacked on his way home from the junior high school where he taught in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, 40km northwest of Paris. He was accused of showing his class two offensive cartoons of the prophet Muhammad. Mr. Paty was posthumously awarded the French Legion d'honneur,  France’s highest honour, in recognition of the fact that he died for trying to explain the importance of freedo...
PSG Vs Man Utd: Pogba Could Win Ballon D’or – Herrera
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PSG Vs Man Utd: Pogba Could Win Ballon D’or – Herrera

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba "has everything" to win the Ballon d'Or in the future, says former team-mate Ander Herrera. The Paris St-Germain midfielder is preparing to face his old club in their Champions League group game on Tuesday. Herrera, 31, who left Old Trafford in 2019, said: "There is no other like him - one on one, box to box. "He has everything to win the Ballon d'Or if his club fights for major trophies." World cup winner Pogba, 27, has made four appearances in all competitions so far this season, scoring once in a 3-0 win over Brighton in the League Cup fourth round. Herrera moved on after winning four trophies in five years at United and the Spaniard says the current side is more "mature" than the one he played in. "There is a lot of talent, ...
Paris St.-Germain Star Neymar Tests Positive for Coronavirus
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Paris St.-Germain Star Neymar Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Neymar, soccer’s costliest player, is one of three Paris St.-Germain players who played in last week’s Champions League final to test positive for the coronavirus, becoming the latest high-profile soccer star to contract the virus ahead of the new season. Neymar suffered heartbreak last week when P.S.G. lost in its first appearance in the Champions League final, and now faces missing the start of its latest campaign because of strict local protocols that require players who have tested positive to isolate from the rest of the roster. P.S.G., which paid a record $263 million for Neymar, a forward from Brazil, in 2017, confirmed that three of its players had tested positive without identifying them. But people familiar with the matter, speaking on condition of anonymity because the p...
Paul Pogba tests positive for coronavirus
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Paul Pogba tests positive for coronavirus

Manchester United star Paul Pogba has tested positive for coronavirus. The 27-year-old had been named in France's squad for their upcoming Nations League matches next month but has been replaced in the squad by Eduardo Camavinga following his positive test result. Pogba had remained in England during his time off and was pictured enjoying a night out at the swanky Cipriani Restaurant in London on Saturday night with his heavily pregnant wife Maria Zulay Salaues and friends. Tottenham midfielder and Pogba's compatriot Tanguy Ndombele has also been removed from Didier Deschamps' squad after being diagnosed with virus. The £89m United man will now have to spend 14 days in self-isolation, meaning he will miss the start of the club's pre-season preparations next Wednesday while...
New Juventus Manager, Pirlo told to Sign Man Utd Star Immediately
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New Juventus Manager, Pirlo told to Sign Man Utd Star Immediately

Former Bayern Munich striker, Luca Toni, has urged new Juventus manager, Andrea Pirlo, to sign Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba this summer transfer window. Pogba played alongside Pirlo during their team at Juventus. But Toni believes the France World Cup winner would be the “ideal gift” for Pirlo to start building Juventus midfield ahead of next season. “Knowing Andrea, he will start building from midfield,” Toni told Tuttosport. “The ideal gift would be Pogba. I do not know if that is possible, but it would certainly be the best option. “Andrea will not be a coach who focuses on defending and counter-attacking. “He loves to dominate the ball and will want to impose that on his team. “I do not know what system he will use, and I do not think it matte...
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Southampton vs Man Utd: Pogba Clashes with Lindelof in Training

Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba, has shown off a minor wound to his face following a clash with team-mate Victor Lindleof in training. The Red Devils are preparing for their Premier League game against Southampton on Monday night and were put through their paces at Carrington on Sunday. The session involved some 1v1 drills, with Pogba selected to face off with one half of United’s centre-back pairing. It seems the Frenchman came off the worse, after uploading a video to Instagram showing off a small cut above his top lip, as well as a bloodshot eye. His caption read: “Victor you destroyed me! Look at this bro, look at this. Oh my God!” He also included a caption on his video which said: “That’s what happens when you do 1v1 with the ice man Victor Lindelof.” U...
Man Utd’s Solskjaer Takes Decision on Pogba’s Future
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Man Utd’s Solskjaer Takes Decision on Pogba’s Future

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, wants Paul Pogba to sign a new deal with the club. Pogba has long been linked with a transfer to Real Madrid or former team, Juventus. He admitted last year that he was looking for a “new challenge”. The France midfielder made just eight appearances in all competitions during an injury-hit season before the COVID-19 lockdown. However, the 26-year-old has impressed since the restart. Having recently signed Nemanja Matic and Scott McTominay to new deals, Solskjaer is optimistic the club can also secure the long-term future of Pogba, whose current contract is due to expire next year, although United have the option of triggering a one-year extension. “I can’t comment on discussions between players and the ...
Fans Go Wild For Pogba’s Incredible Volleyed Pass To Rashford On Social Media
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Fans Go Wild For Pogba’s Incredible Volleyed Pass To Rashford On Social Media

Paul Pogba has once again watered the mouths of many fans after his incredible volleyed pass to Marcus Rashford in Manchester United's draw at Tottenham Hotspur on Friday evening The France World Cup winner came on just after the hour mark at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and won the penalty from Eric Dier which earned United a share of the spoils in their 1-1 stalemate. But Pogba's involvement in the penalty incident was overshadowed on social media after he yet again displayed his long-range passing precision under testing circumstances. The 27-year-old received and controlled the ball expertly following a ricocheted pass from midfield partner Bruno Fernandes, who scored the penalty Pogba had won minutes beforehand. After letting the ball bounce a couple of times, Pogba swift...
What Solskjaer Said about De Gea after Man Utd’s 1-1 Draw at Tottenham
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What Solskjaer Said about De Gea after Man Utd’s 1-1 Draw at Tottenham

Manchester United boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has defended David de Gea following his howler in their 1-1 draw at Tottenham Hotspur on Friday night. De Gea failed to keep out Steven Bergwijn’s powerful out, as Spurs took a 1-0 lead in the first half. However, United were able to snatch a point, after Paul Pogba was fouled inside the penalty area. Bruno Fernandes stepped up to slam the ball past Hugo Lloris. Former United captain, Roy Keane, labelled De Gea as “most overrated goalkeper” ever following the error. But Solskjaer fired back, claiming the ball changed direction. “David is a disappointed obviously with it but the ball was moving through the air,’ said the United boss. “We reacted well and he had a good save about five...
Mourinho Blasts VAR after Tottenham’s 1-1 Draw with Man Utd
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Mourinho Blasts VAR after Tottenham’s 1-1 Draw with Man Utd

Tottenham Hotspur manager, Jose Mourinho, has lashed out at the Video Assistant Referee (VAR), following their 1-1 draw with Manchester United on Friday. Steven Bergwijn gave the hosts a 1-0 lead in the first half, after David De Gea failed to keep out his powerful shot. However, United levelled from the spot through Bruno Fernandes, after Paul Pogba was fouled in the area by Eric Dier. Referee Jon Moss awarded the Red Devils a late penalty, but VAR overruled the call. “I am unhappy with the VAR, not the referee on the first, the referee can make a mistake but VAR is there to do the job. “In the second I am unhappy with Jon Moss because he did not give the free kick leading up to it and then gave a penalty. In this case, the VAR gave the truth,” Mourinho told Sky Spo...
Owen Predicts Winner Between Tottenham vs Man Utd
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Owen Predicts Winner Between Tottenham vs Man Utd

Former Liverpool and Real Madrid striker, Michael Owen has predicted the Premier League clash between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United on Friday. Jose Mourinho’s side will tonight host Man United at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Spurs and the Red Devils had not played any competitive football since March when the Premier League was suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Providing his prediction, Owen was quoted by Sports Review as saying: “Spurs drew with Burnley last time out and found themselves in eighth place, four points adrift of fifth-placed United and seven behind Chelsea in fourth, so a win is vital to their top-four chances. “They will have been buoyed by the return to fitness of their main man Harry Kane although they will undoubt...
Paul Pogba’s Rolls-Royce was seized by police for having French number plates
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Paul Pogba’s Rolls-Royce was seized by police for having French number plates

Manchester United star was seen driving on the M56 and was stopped by officers as he exited near Manchester Airport. Greater Manchester Police reportedly took the special edition car on the A4538 near Hale, Cheshire, while the midfielder was loaded into the back of the patrol car. Laws state that foreign cars that have been in Britain for more than six months in a year must be registered with the DVLA and fitted with UK plates. But owners residing in the UK must register their cars within two weeks of importing it. The 27-year-old is due to make his long-awaited return to the pitch as United travel to Tottenham on Friday night. The Frenchman has spent the majority of the season on the sidelines through injury and has been linked with several moves away from Old Trafford....
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Manchester United boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has said he is expecting Paul Pogba to “gradually improve” as he plays more with a few games left this season. Pogba has managed only eight appearances in all competitions this season, after undergoing ankle surgery in January. However, the Frenchman is fit and ready to play again, with United eyeing a place in the top four and silverware in the Europa League and FA Cup. The 27-year-old will however find plenty of competition for places after impressive performances from Bruno Fernandes, Nemanja Matic, Fred and Scott McTominay, that saw Solskjaer’s side go unbeaten in 11 games in all competitions before the COVID-19 break. “I want the same from Paul as from all the others. Paul is one of the best midfielders in the world so ...
To play alongside Pogba will be amazing’ – Fernandes excited to link up with World Cup winner at Man Utd
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To play alongside Pogba will be amazing’ – Fernandes excited to link up with World Cup winner at Man Utd

The Portuguese has spoken about his potential partnership with the Frenchman ahead of the Premier League restart Bruno Fernandes is looking forward to playing alongside Paul Pogba as Manchester United prepare to face Tottenham in their first game of the Premier League restart. The duo have yet to feature in a competitive match together as the Portugal star arrived at the club while Pogba was still recovering from ankle surgery. There is growing excitement from supporters about seeing the pair in the same side ahead of Friday's meeting with Spurs, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer having played them together in a number of training games.
Pogba Set To Be Benched For Man Utd’s Premier League Return Against Tottenham
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Pogba Set To Be Benched For Man Utd’s Premier League Return Against Tottenham

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is reportedly set to start Paul Pogba on the substitutes bench against Tottenham on Friday - meaning his potential partnership with Bruno Fernandes in midfield will have to wait Pogba has not played Boxing Day and has featured just twice since September due to a number of ankle issues, but the French World Cup winner is now fully fit after the three-month break of football due to the coronavirus crisis. And after Bruno hit the ground running following his £68m move from Sporting Lisbon in January, many United fans are excited to see their two star midfielders pair up - but that won't be the partnership from the beginning on Friday, according to The Athletic. Pogba is understood to have 'trained well since lockdown began' but nonetheless,...
Solskjaer to Drop Pogba for Tottenham vs Man Utd Game
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Solskjaer to Drop Pogba for Tottenham vs Man Utd Game

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, will leave Paul Pogba on the bench, for this Friday’s Premier League clash at Tottenham Hotspur, according to The Athletic. Pogba has not featured for the Red Devils since Boxing Day, after suffering a foot injury. The Frenchman has made only eight appearances in all competitions this season. Pogba would have to wait to make a return, as Solskjaer is planning to leave him out for United’s first game since March. It is understood that the team has been preparing for the Spurs game without Pogba in the starting XI. Although match fitness might be an issue, United was also enjoying an excellent run of form before lockdown, going 10 games unbeaten across all competitions.

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