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Paul Pogba’s preferred move revealed
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Paul Pogba’s preferred move revealed

Manchester United star, Paul Pogba wants a move to Real Madrid at the end of the season. According to The Star, Pogba, whose contract with Man United will expire at the end of the season, has apparently told Man United’s chiefs that he wants to move to Real Madrid in the summer. The France international is yet to sign a new contract with Man United as he looks set to call it time on his spell in the Premier League. Pogba has drawn the interest of Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus in the past. The 28-year-old is free this month to speak to foreign clubs over a free summer transfer. Pogba joined Man United for the second time in 2016 after the Premier League giants shelled out a club record £89million to prise him away from Juventus. The midfielder had already...
Transfer: Brazilian star Surprised by Chelsea as Pogba vows to leave Man United
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Transfer: Brazilian star Surprised by Chelsea as Pogba vows to leave Man United

Brazil international, Kenedy has said that his sudden recall to Stamford Bridge by Chelsea came to him as a surprise. Kenedy, who was on a season long loan at Flamengo, was brought back to help the Blues sort out their defensive crisis following injuries to some key players. He said he was ‘taken by surprise,’ adding that everything happened so fast. “I was taken by surprise. I found out on Wednesday night around 11pm. Everything happened very fast,” the Brazilian told reporters at Rio de Janeiro airport before jetting off for London. “Chelsea had a contract with Flamengo. They asked me to present myself and I’m presenting myself. “It was Flamengo that told me. I’m just fulfilling the contract.” Meanwhile, Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba has vowed to leave Old ...
Paul Pogba refutes claims that Manchester United offered him a new £500,000-a-week contract that would have made him the highest-paid Epl player
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Paul Pogba refutes claims that Manchester United offered him a new £500,000-a-week contract that would have made him the highest-paid Epl player

Paul Pogba has dismissed reports that he has been offered a new deal by Manchester United. Reports by The Sun on Friday January 7, stated that Pogba was offered fresh terms worth £500,000-per-week last summer that would have made him the highest paid player in the English premier league. But a spokesman for Pogba has issued a statement to deny suggestions of a recently extended contract offer from United. The Frenchman is currently focusing on returning to action from injury and has entered the final six months of his contract. ''To clarify media reports, Paul has not been offered a new contract in recent months. Paul is fully focused on his recovery from injury with the aim of helping the team as soon as possible.'' a statement from Pogba's spokesman to Sportsmail read. P...
FA Cup: Rangnick to be without three stars for Man United vs Aston Villa game
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FA Cup: Rangnick to be without three stars for Man United vs Aston Villa game

Manchester United interim manager, Ralf Rangnick will be without three stars when his team clashes with Aston Villa in the FA Cup. Man United will host Aston Villa at Old Trafford in the FA Cup third-round fixture on Monday night. But Rangnick will be without Paul Pogba, who remains sidelined as he recovers from injury. The German will also be without Eric Bailly and Hannibal Mejbri for the Aston Villa clash. Man United disclosed this in a post via their website on Friday. Pogba sustained a thigh injury while on international duty with France national team last November and he is yet to feature under Rangnick. Bailly and Mejbri are with their national teams, Ivory Coast and Tunisia respectively, in Cameroon to play at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON. Man United...
Pogba clears air on Man United making him highest-paid player in Premier League
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Pogba clears air on Man United making him highest-paid player in Premier League

Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba has dismissed reports that the club has offered a mammoth £500,000-a-week deal to make him the highest-paid player in the Premier League in order for him to remain at Old Trafford. Reports had emerged on Friday that the Man United hierarchy had made one final attempt to convince Pogba to stay and were prepared to make him the highest-paid player in the Premier League. Pogba’s contract with Man United will expire in the summer of 2022. The Frenchman, who is widely expected to leave Man United at the end of the season, is free to hold talks with foreign clubs this January transfer window. The World Cup winner has drawn the interest of Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus. However, a spokesman for Pogba has now denied the clai...
Man Utd willing to offer £500,000-a-week package to convince Pogba
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Man Utd willing to offer £500,000-a-week package to convince Pogba

Manchester United's board remain desperate to keep hold of Paul Pogba.   The midfielder comes off contract at the end of the season. The Sun says United are preparing a gigantic offer in order to persuade him to stay on at the Theatre of Dreams. They report that the club are willing to offer him £400,000-a-week basic salary, with add ons likely to take him to the half-a-million mark. It is thought to be £100,000 more than any offer he is likely to receive on the continent. Pogba is currently allowed to talk to other clubs outside of England on signing a pre-contract, with the 28-year-old's current deal havnig less than six months to run. He has yet to play under interim head coach Ralf Rangnick, having been ruled out with a hamstring injury he picked up on internat...
Rangnick to be without three key players for Man United, Burnley clash
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Rangnick to be without three key players for Man United, Burnley clash

Manchester United interim manager, Ralf Rangnick, will be without three key players when they host Burnley in a Premier League clash at Old Trafford on Thursday night. Man United confirmed this in a post via their website on Wednesday. The three players to miss the Burnley clash are Victor Lindelof, Paul Pogba and Bruno Fernandes. Lindelof is currently recovering from a COVID-19 infection, while Pogba will not take part in the Burnley clash due to a thigh problem that is keeping him sidelined. Fernandes, meanwhile, will be unavailable due to a one-match suspension. The Portugal midfielder collected his fifth yellow card of the Premier League season on Monday night. Man United head to the game following a 1-1 draw with Newcastle United in their last Premier League tie. ...
Manchester Utd gives condition to sell Pogba
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Manchester Utd gives condition to sell Pogba

Manchester United has given a condition to sell midfielder, Paul Pogba, in the upcoming January transfer window. The Red Devils will only sell Pogba if he confirms he wants to leave the club in January, ESPN reports. The report added that Man United expects Pogba to remain with the club beyond January and will not consider any offers to sign the former Juventus star in the summer unless the player himself states an intention to leave at the end of his contract. Pogba’s current contract at Manchester United will expire at the end of the season. The Frenchman is free to discuss terms with clubs outside the Premier League in January. Pogba is believed to be still deciding his future at Old Trafford and has not ruled out signing a new deal at Man United. The 28-year-old is ...
I’ll not try to convince you – Rangnick issues warning to Paul Pogba
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I’ll not try to convince you – Rangnick issues warning to Paul Pogba

Manchester United interim manager, Ralf Rangnick, has warned Paul Pogba that he will not try to convince him to remain at the club if he decides to leave Old Trafford next summer. Rangnick gave the warning on Friday during his pre-match press conference ahead of Man United’s Premier League tie with Norwich City on Saturday evening. Pogba’s current contract at Man United will expire at the end of the season. The France international is free to discuss terms with clubs outside the Premier League in January. Pogba is believed to be still deciding his future and has not ruled out signing a new deal at Man United. He is currently in Dubai where he is recovering from a thigh injury he sustained during the November international break. When asked if he could influence Pogba’s ...
Pogba will leave Man United – Paul Ince
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Pogba will leave Man United – Paul Ince

Manchester United legend Paul Ince is convinced midfielder, Paul Pogba will leave Old Trafford in the summer. The Frenchman has been out of the spotlight in recent weeks as he recovers from injury. Pogba missed United 3-2 victory over Arsenal on Thursday and may also be sidelined for their trip to Crystal Palace on Sunday. His contract situation continues to cause debate as he has refused to talk extension on his current deal that ends next summer. And Paul Ince believes he is on his way out of the club. “I don’t think he’ll sign; I don’t think he’ll sign whoever the manager is, that’s my honest opinion,” Ince told Amazon Prime when asked if he thinks Pogba will stay at Old Trafford beyond next summer. “I think as a free agent the world’s his oyster. And I can see him g...
Manchester Utd to be without three key players for Chelsea clash
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Manchester Utd to be without three key players for Chelsea clash

Manchester United have confirmed that their caretaker manager, Michael Carrick will be without three key players when they take on Chelsea in a Premier League tie on Sunday evening. Man United, in a post via their website on Thursday, said captain Harry Maguire, Paul Pogba and Raphael Varane would miss the Chelsea clash this weekend at Stamford Bridge. Maguire was shown a red card in Man United’s 4-1 defeat to Watford last weekend, meaning the England centre-back is suspended for the clash with Chelsea. Meanwhile, Pogba remains sidelined with an injury he picked up while on international duty with France national team. Varane, on the other hand, picked up a thigh injury against Atalanta in the Champions League at the start of November and remains out for this we...
Manchester Utd: Van de Beek makes U-turn on future with club after Solskjaer’s sack
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Manchester Utd: Van de Beek makes U-turn on future with club after Solskjaer’s sack

Manchester United stars, Cristiano Ronaldo and Paul Pogba have reacted to the Red Devils’ Champions League 2-0 win over Villarreal on Tuesday night. Man United defeated Villarreal in Spain, thanks to second-half goals from Ronaldo and Jadon Sancho. Manchester United midfielder, Donny van de Beek, has made a U-turn on his future at Old Trafford after the sacking of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Van de Beek is now reconsidering the prospect of leaving Man United in the January transfer window following the sacking of Solskjaer. The Netherlands international was one of several fringe players intent on pushing for a move away in the January window after failing to secure a regular role under Solskjaer. Before Solskjaer’s dismissal on Sunday, the midfielder had featured in just six gam...
Cristiano Ronaldo, Paul Pogba react to Man Utd’s 2-0 win over Villarreal
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Cristiano Ronaldo, Paul Pogba react to Man Utd’s 2-0 win over Villarreal

Manchester United stars, Cristiano Ronaldo and Paul Pogba have reacted to the Red Devils’ Champions League 2-0 win over Villarreal on Tuesday night. Man United defeated Villarreal in Spain, thanks to second-half goals from Ronaldo and Jadon Sancho. Reacting, Ronaldo, who became the first-ever player to score in each of an English club’s first five matches of a single European Cup/Champions League season (excluding qualifiers), after Man United’s win over Villarreal, urged his teammates never to stop fighting. The Portugal captain also congratulated Man United players for putting the club where they belong after beating Villarreal in Spain. The former Juventus star wrote on Instagram after the game, “Always great to play in Spain, amazing to win in Spain, satisfying to score i...
Ronaldo, Pogba, Fernandes think they’re bigger than Solskjaer
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Ronaldo, Pogba, Fernandes think they’re bigger than Solskjaer

Former Arsenal star, Perry Groves, has said Manchester United stars, Cristiano Ronaldo, Paul Pogba and Bruno Fernandes think they are bigger than Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, the club’s manager. Groves also claimed Solskjaer was out of ideas, adding that it is ‘an embarrassment if the Norwegian keeps his job following the 4-1 defeat at Vicarage Road on Saturday. Josh King and Ismaila Sarr gave the home side a 2-0 lead in the first while Joao Pedro and Emmanuel Dennis finished off the game late in the second half. Donny van de Beek had given the visitors a lifeline but just as they started to build pressure, Harry Maguire’s was given a red card for two reckless challenges which killed any hope of a comeback. The Red Devils have suffered humiliating defeats against Leicester City, Liv...
Man United pick Barcelona midfielder as Pogba’s replacement
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Man United pick Barcelona midfielder as Pogba’s replacement

Manchester United have decided to replace Paul Pogba with Barcelona midfielder, Frank de Jong Pogba’s new current deal expires at the end of the season and would be leaving Old Trafford as a free agent. Pogba is yet to agree a new deal with Manchester United and it’s understood that he is holding out for a salary rise which would see him overtake Cristiano Ronaldo. For this reason, United are already making plans for his potential exit and are also considering West Ham’s Declan Rice. However, The Independent reports that De Jong is top on the list of midfielders being considered by United’s hierarchy. The report also claims that Barcelona’s new head coach, Xavi, ‘hasn’t been overwhelmingly impressed’ with De Jong. De Jong joined Barcelona in 2019 in a deal...
They want Pogba to do Everything like Ronaldo – Sagna criticizes Man Utd fans
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They want Pogba to do Everything like Ronaldo – Sagna criticizes Man Utd fans

Former Arsenal and Manchester City defender, Bacary Sagna has criticised Manchester United fans for their treatment of Paul Pogba. Sagna insisted that Pogba loves Manchester United, but the Red Devils fans want him to do everything like Cristiano Ronaldo. Pogba, whose current deal with Man United will expire at the end of the season, has been criticized for his recent performances for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side. “I love Paul and the way he plays. I don’t want to speak for him, but it seems like things have been a little difficult between him and the fans at times because they expect so much from him,” Sagna told Metro UK. “They want him to be perfect because he’s so charismatic on the pitch and can create so much space they want him to do everything. A bit like...
Pogba is like Man United flop, Veron – Micah Richards, Alan Shearer
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Pogba is like Man United flop, Veron – Micah Richards, Alan Shearer

Newcastle United and Manchester City legends, Alan Shearer and Micah Richards have given reasons why Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba is exactly like Premier League flop, Juan Sebastian Veron. The Argentine midfielder had joined in a British transfer record of £28.1m back in 2001 after he impressed for Italian giants, Lazio. However, Veron, now 46, could not make it in Old Trafford where he stayed for just two seasons. Even when he left United to join Premier League rivals, Chelsea, the story remained the same and he ended playing only seven games across four seasons. Shearer and Richards both believe there are similarities between Veron and Pogba, who himself has been criticised for his failure to deliver for United on a regular basis. “I just rememb...
Paul Pogba celebrates his wife Zulay on her 28th birthday
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Paul Pogba celebrates his wife Zulay on her 28th birthday

Manchester United and France midfielder, Paul Pogba has taken to his Instagram page to celebrate his wife and mother of his two children, Zulay Pogba. Sharing lovely photos of them posing inside a mansion full of roses and balloons, the football star wrote: "???? ????, ???? ??????, ?? ?????! Masha'Allah Happy 28th birthday, mi vieja  #MashaAllah."
Ronaldo, other Man Utd players ‘bemused’ by Solskjaer’s decision on Lingard
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Ronaldo, other Man Utd players ‘bemused’ by Solskjaer’s decision on Lingard

Manchester United players, including Cristiano Ronaldo, are reportedly ‘bemused’ about some of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s decisions, particularly his treatment of attacking midfielder, Jesse Lingard. According to The Telegraph, Lingard’s continued omission from Man United’s squad is ‘a source of bemusement’ among his teammates, who clearly feel the England international is deserving of a bigger role at Old Trafford. Lingard, who thrived on loan at West Ham last season, has not featured regularly for Man United under Solskjaer so far this campaign. The 28-year-old did not feature in Man United’s last two matches against Manchester City and Atalanta. Meanwhile, a former Manchester United player, Paul Ince, recently criticised Solskjaer over his decisions on Lingard, Donny Van de Be...
McManaman backing Real Madrid move for Man Utd midfielder Pogba
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McManaman backing Real Madrid move for Man Utd midfielder Pogba

Former Real Madrid midfielder Steve McManaman says they should move for Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba. Pogba's contract runs out next summer so McManaman reckons the Frenchman won't be a gamble for Los Blancos. And the 28-year-old will also bring a fresh pair of legs to Real's ageing midfielder, according to McManaman. The ex-Real ace told Horseracing.net: “It's an easy move for Real Madrid to take him. You're getting him on a free so you're really not taking much of a gamble. “So you take into account what you have in the team -they've got Luka Modric who's 36, Toni Kroos is into his thirties, Casemiro will be 30 in February. “That's what you're looking at. Of course you've got a number of players in and around the squad as well. I don't think it would be a big ...
Paul Pogba might never play for Man.United again with the club not ready to renew his deal
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Paul Pogba might never play for Man.United again with the club not ready to renew his deal

Paul Pogna could have played his last game for Manchester United The club’s £89million record signing is expected to be sidelined for up to two months after injuring his right thigh in training with France on Monday November 8. That would take the World Cup winner into January when he can begin talking to other clubs about a move in the summer when his United deal ends. Discussions over a new contract at Old Trafford have been completely shelved as United’s hierarchy are fed up of the circus that surrounds him, particularly with his agent Mino Raiola. According to UK Sun, the Manchester United board are happy to let the 28-year-old midfielder’s contract expire, leave him out of the team if necessary, and allow him to go as a free agent. Pogba limped out of Les Bleus’ train...
Man Utd suffer major injury blow ahead of Watford clash
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Man Utd suffer major injury blow ahead of Watford clash

Manchester United have suffered a major injury blow ahead of their Premier League clash with Watford on November 20. Man United midfielder, Paul Pogba, has been ruled out of France’s World Cup qualifiers against Kazakhstan on November 13 and Finland on November 16 after suffering a right thigh injury. Pogba was seen leaving Monday’s training session with team doctor Franck Le Gall. “Paul Pogba is forced to withdraw from France’s next two games at the Parc des Princes against Kazakhstan and against Finland in Helsinki,” a statement from the French Football Federation read. Pogba is being replaced in France’s squad by AS Roma’s Jordan Veretout. The 28-year-old missed Man United’s last two Premier League games against Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur. Meanwhile, Franc...
EPL: Your decisions on Lingard, two others baffles me – Paul Ince criticises Solskjaer
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EPL: Your decisions on Lingard, two others baffles me – Paul Ince criticises Solskjaer

Former Manchester United player, Paul Ince, has criticised Ole Gunnar Solskjaer over his decisions on Jesse Lingard, Donny Van de Beek and Paul Pogba. According to Ince, Solskjaer stopped Lingard from joining West Ham United, gave Van de Beek 10 minutes against Manchester United over the weekend and Pogba has started receiving red cards because of the Norwegian, adding that his decisions baffled him. Speaking to The United Stand, Ince said, “Donny van de Beek gets four minutes against Atalanta. What worries me is the choices Ole makes. “This is a player who Ole said, ‘come to Old Trafford, you are going to start in my team, you will cost £40 million, you are going to be the centre hub of the midfield’. “This is what he said and Donny thought, ‘f*** me, this is my dream, this is...
Pogba raises France concerns after limping out of training
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Pogba raises France concerns after limping out of training

The midfielder's presence for France's upcoming World Cup qualifiers may now be in jeopardy France face a nervous wait on the fitness of Paul Pogba after the Manchester United midfielder limped out of training on Monday. The World Cup holders are preparing for their final two qualifiers as they seek to seal their place at Qatar next year. And while Les Bleus are one step away from qualification, they will still hope to call on their star for the upcoming clashes.  
‘He’ll never make it’ – Olmeta reveals what Alex Ferguson told him about Pogba
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‘He’ll never make it’ – Olmeta reveals what Alex Ferguson told him about Pogba

Former Lyon and Marseille star, Pascal Olmeta, has revealed the conversation he once had with Manchester United iconic manager, Sir Alex Ferguson concerning France midfielder, Paul Pogba. During the said conversation Ferguson described Pogba as a ‘dreamer’, predicting that the midfielder would ‘never make it’ as a top star unless there was always someone to guid him on the best path. Olmeta, who was invited to Manchester United’s training ground and spoke with Ferdinand about a then 17-year-old Pogba back in 2010. The then 17-year-old Pogba would later dump Manchester United for Juventua the following year, with Ferguson blaming super-agent Mino Raiola for the ‘fiasco.’ Pogba had rejected a contract extension at United and decided tp join Juventus instead for a fee of just £1...
UCL: Don’t sign new contract, Man Utd have failed you – Rio Ferdinand tells Pogba
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UCL: Don’t sign new contract, Man Utd have failed you – Rio Ferdinand tells Pogba

Manchester United legend, Rio Ferdinand, has told Paul Pogba not to sign a new contract with the club right now. Ferdinand also suggested that Man United have failed to bring out the best of Pogba at Old Trafford. According to him, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side have not been able to help the 28-year-old replicate his performance for France national team for the Red Devils. Pogba is out of contract at the end of the season and the midfielder is keen to leave Man United amid interest from Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain, Barcelona and Real Madrid. Speaking on his YouTube channel before Man United’s Champions League tie with Atalanta on Tuesday night, Ferdinand said: “I wouldn’t commit if I was him [Pogba]. I have got to be honest, I wouldn’t. “The biggest thing for me is that when...
Man Utd accept Pogba’s decision to leave Old Trafford
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Man Utd accept Pogba’s decision to leave Old Trafford

Manchester United have accepted that their midfielder, Paul Pogba, will leave the Red Devils on a free transfer at the end of the season, ESPN reports. Man United’s hierarchy have felt for several months that Pogba would not sign a new contract at Old Trafford and are now resigned to losing him on a free transfer next summer. The report added that the Premier League giants will not be looking to secure a transfer fee for the 28-year-old by selling him in the January window, and are planning to keep the midfielder for the remainder of the season. Man United are also said to be already making plans for Pogba’s exit and will strengthen their midfield options next summer. Pogba has entered the final year of his contract at Man United and has so far failed to agree on a new deal w...
Pogba clears air on snubbing Solskjaer after Man Utd’s 5-0 loss to Liverpool
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Pogba clears air on snubbing Solskjaer after Man Utd’s 5-0 loss to Liverpool

Manchester United star, Paul Pogba, has dismissed claims he snubbed his manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, following their Premier League embarrassing 5-0 defeat to Liverpool last weekend. Reports had claimed that Pogba, who received a red card during the encounter, apologised to his teammates for his mistake but did not speak to Solskjaer in the dressing room. Reacting to the development, Pogba, in a tweet via his Twitter handle on Wednesday, described the report as big lies. The France international posted a screenshot of the article on Twitter with the caption “big lies to make headlines”. In a more detailed response on Instagram his Instagram story, Pogba wrote: “Tabloid press once again wants to create polemic with 100 per cent fake news. “Big lies to make headlines. Jour...
What Pogba did to Solskjaer in Man Utd’s dressing room after Liverpool nightmare
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What Pogba did to Solskjaer in Man Utd’s dressing room after Liverpool nightmare

Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba, ‘snubbed’ his manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, in the club’s dressing room after being left out of the Red Devils’ starting XI in their embarrassing 5-0 loss to Liverpool last weekend. Pogba did not start the Premier League clash on Sunday at Old Trafford after being dropped by Solskjaer as three goals from Mohamed Salah and a strike each from Naby Keita and Diogo Jota gave Jurgen Klopp’s side all three points against Man United. The France international was sent off in the second half of the encounter when he came off the bench following a reckless tackle on Keita. According to The Sun, Pogba apologised to his teammates for his red card against Liverpool, though did not say anything to Solskjaer after the defeat. Pogba’s reported snub ...
Man Utd vs Liverpool: Pogba breaks silence after EPL 5-0 loss
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Man Utd vs Liverpool: Pogba breaks silence after EPL 5-0 loss

Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba, has broken his silence following his side’s Premier League 5-0 defeat to Liverpool on Sunday. Pogba, who was sent off in the second half of the game following a reckless challenge on Naby Keita, insisted it’s time to ‘wake up’ and ‘step up’ after Man United’s defeat to Liverpool. The France international disclosed this in a post via his Instagram page on Monday. Recall that Liverpool defeated Man United at Old Trafford, thanks to Mohamed Salah’s hat-trick and a goal each from Keita and Diogo Jota. Reacting to the development, Pogba said, “No time to feel sorry for ourselves. “Wake up, step up and make the next days better.” Meanwhile, Pogba was blasted by the club’s legend Paul Scholes after the defeat. Scholes suggested that...
Reason Pogba may leave Man Utd after 5-0 defeat to Liverpool revealed
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Reason Pogba may leave Man Utd after 5-0 defeat to Liverpool revealed

Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba, will leave Old Trafford if the Red Devils continue to lose matches. This claim was made by Chelsea hero, Frank Leboeuf. Leboeuf said this while reacting to Man United’s 5-0 defeat to Liverpool in the Premier League on Sunday. Pogba was sent off in the second half of the match following a reckless tackle on Naby Keita. But Leboeuf believes Pogba’s red card came as a result of his ‘frustration’ at being left on the bench. “I don’t know what’s going on there,” Leboeuf told ESPN. “Seeing that he didn’t start today for the most important game of the season for Manchester United, it made me think that it could be the end for Paul Pogba. “He must be very upset, he was frustrated, which is why he was red carded. If Manchester United ...
Liverpool thrash shambolic Man Utd to pile pressure on Ole
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Liverpool thrash shambolic Man Utd to pile pressure on Ole

Ten-man Manchester United suffered one of their worst defeats in recent memory as rivals Liverpool piled pressure on manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with a 5-0 thrashing at Old Trafford. United's performance was nothing short of a shambles as Liverpool feasted on some inept defending and questionable tactics, going ahead after five minutes through Naby Keita's low finish having been released through on goal. Diogo Jota made it 2-0 (13) at the far post from Trent Alexander-Arnold's centre after miscommunication between Harry Maguire and Luke Shaw, before Mohamed Salah scored for the 10th straight game in all competitions, converting near post from Keita's pass (38) Image:Salah celebrates with Virgil van Dijk, right, after scoring his Liverpool's third goal vs Manchester United ...
Man United vs Atalanta: Solskjaer regrets signing Ronaldo – Neville
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Man United vs Atalanta: Solskjaer regrets signing Ronaldo – Neville

Manchester United legend, Gary Neville, has reckoned that the club’s boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer would admit privately that Cristiano Ronaldo should not have joined the club this season. According to Neville, Solskjaer would rather manage last season’s Manchester United squad. The Portuguese forward made the sensational return to Manchester United this summer to help the Red Devils fight for titles. Ronaldo has helped the club escape some scary moments this season but has been unable to save them from sliding out of the top four. “I thought that last season’s there was something building. I think if you asked him privately ‘Would like last season’s squad back?’ I think he probably would go back,” He told Monday Night Football on Sky Sports, “They have got six grenades where...
Man Utd vs Liverpool: Gary Neville advises Solskjaer on team selection for EPL clash
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Man Utd vs Liverpool: Gary Neville advises Solskjaer on team selection for EPL clash

Former Manchester United captain, Gary Neville, has said Ole Gunnar Solskjaer should not select the likes of Fred, Scott McTominay and Jesse Lingard when the Red Devils clash with Liverpool on October 24 at Old Trafford. According to Neville, Solskjaer cannot have the likes of Edinson Cavani, Jadon Sancho and Paul Pogba all sat on the bench, watching McTominay, Fred and Lingard playing on the pitch against Jurgen Klopp’s side. Neville said this ahead of Man United’s Champions League clash with Atalanta on Wednesday. Speaking with Liverpool legend, Jamie Carragher, on Sky Sports, Neville said, “If he backs off and plays McTominay, Lingard and Fred and plays what would be a more pragmatic team he’s almost saying to those big players who are world-class, the likes of Pogba, Bruno...
Gary Neville blasts Ronaldo, Bruno Fernandes for moaning at Man Utd team-mates
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Gary Neville blasts Ronaldo, Bruno Fernandes for moaning at Man Utd team-mates

Former Manchester United captain, Gary Neville has slammed Cristiano Ronaldo and Bruno Fernandes for moaning and ‘flailing their arms’ at their team-mates during their 4-2 defeat to Leicester. Neville, speaking on Monday Night Football, said both players were doing “nothing” in the match. The Red Devils have now lost four of their last seven matches in all competitions, piling yet more pressure on manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Neville said: “I don’t think this is a Paul Pogba problem. The reason I say that is that on Saturday I watched Ronaldo and Fernandes up front, nothing. “I saw them flailing their arms a few times at a couple of their team-mates which I didn’t like. That needs to stop!” United welcome Atalanta next in the Champions League on Wednesday.
Man United must fix ‘mentality and tactics’, says Pogba
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Man United must fix ‘mentality and tactics’, says Pogba

Paul Pogba delivered a withering assessment of the state of Manchester United’s form after a 4-2 defeat to Leicester left the Red Devils already five points adrift in the Premier League title race. United have not won an English top-flight title since 2013, but were expected to challenge this season after splashing out to sign Cristiano Ronaldo, Jadon Sancho and Raphael Varane in the transfer window. However, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men have taken just one point from a possible nine against Aston Villa, Everton and Leicester in their last three league games. United also crashed out of the League Cup last month and are under pressure for Wednesday’s Champions League clash with Atalanta after losing their opening group game to Swiss side Young Boys. “If we want to win the title,...
Gary Neville names five Man Utd players that shouldn’t be starting together
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Gary Neville names five Man Utd players that shouldn’t be starting together

Former Manchester United captain, Gary Neville has named Cristiano Ronaldo among five Red Devils players that should not be starting together. According to Neville, Ronaldo, Paul Pogba, Jadon Sancho, Mason Greenwood and Bruno Fernandes should not be starting together for Man United because they lacked ‘workhorses’. The former defender said this while reacting to Man United’s Premier League 4-2 defeat to Leicester City on Saturday. Leicester defeated Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side at the King Power Stadium, thanks to goals from Youri Tielemans, Caglar Soyuncu, Jamie Vardy and Patson Daka. “Their performances are nowhere near good enough, at the moment when they play half-decent teams, they are going to struggle,” Neville told Sky Sports. “The performances have been shoddy all ...
Pogba receives strong warning over his attitude at Man Utd
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Pogba receives strong warning over his attitude at Man Utd

Former Liverpool player, John Barnes, has warned Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba, that he needs to improve his attitude when playing for the Red Devils. Barnes wants to see Pogba improve his performances for Man United to match his displays for France national team. Pogba has largely struggled to produce consistent form for Man United since his big-money return to Old Trafford from Juventus in 2016. The 28-year-old star has only won two trophies with United since his return, claiming the Europa League and League Cup in his first season back at the club under Jose Mourinho’s regime. “Winning the World Cup in 2018 did not help Paul Pogba to win any trophies for Manchester United, “Barnes told Bonuscodebets. “Playing for France and Manchester United are two different...
Keep Pogba at Old Trafford on one condition – Paul Scholes tells Man Utd
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Keep Pogba at Old Trafford on one condition – Paul Scholes tells Man Utd

Manchester United legend, Paul Scholes, has given the club one condition to keep midfielder, Paul Pogba, at Old Trafford beyond next summer. Pogba’s current contract with Man United will expire next summer. The France international is yet to sign a new deal with Man United. And Scholes believes Man United should offer Pogba a new long-term deal if he can show the form for his club that he does with his country’s national team. “Everybody is a little bit unsure because he doesn’t do it week in and week out,” Scholes told the Webby and O’Neil Show. “I think there is a big debate. You would probably say half of the people want him, the other half would not be that bothered if he went. “I think the middle of the pitch is a little bit of a problem for us. If he is on song an...
Ballon D’Or 2021: Three players that were snubbed in 30-man shortlist this year
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Ballon D’Or 2021: Three players that were snubbed in 30-man shortlist this year

France Football, the organizers of the Ballon D’Or award, on Friday announced the 30-man shortlist for this year. They include hot favourite Lionel Messi, Robert Lewandowski, Cristiano Ronaldo, Jorginho, etc. The list will be trimmed down to the final three as the event on November 29 draws close. However, there are at least three players that should have made the cut. 1. Jan Oblak (Atletico Madrid): For some reason, Oblak was left out of the 30-man shortlist. The goalkeeper has kept 14 clean sheets in 2021 and was part of the Atletico Madrid team that won the LaLiga title. 2. Federico Chiesa (Juventus, on loan from Fiorentina): Chiesa has grown into a very important player for both Italy and Juventus. He is a firecracker of a footballer and has 17 goals and seven assists ...
I always talk with Dybala, Cuadrado – Pogba hints at Juventus return
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I always talk with Dybala, Cuadrado – Pogba hints at Juventus return

Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba has hinted at a possible return to Juventus amid the ongoing uncertainty surrounding his contract situation at Old Trafford. Pogba rejoined Man United from Juventus in 2016 in an £89 million deal. The France international became one of the top midfielders in Europe during his time at Juventus but has struggled for consistency with Man United. The 28-year-old, who is currently away on international duty with France, has entered the final year of his contract with Man United and he is yet to sign a new deal. Asked about the possibility of returning to Juventus, Pogba told Sport Mediaset after France defeated Belgium 3-2 in their UEFA Nations League semi-final match at Allianz Stadium on Thursday night: “I always talk with my former teamm...
Owen names Man United star that wouldn’t play again after 1-1 draw with Everton
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Owen names Man United star that wouldn’t play again after 1-1 draw with Everton

Former Manchester United midfielder, Owen Hargreaves has said Fred wouldn’t have played for the club for at least one month if it was the time of Sir Alex Ferguson in charge. It was Fred’s error that cost Manchester United their 1-1 draw with Everton on Saturday and Hargreaves believes Ferguson would have dropped the Brazilian midfielder following the mistake. Manchester United took the lead through Anthony Martial shortly before half time but Everton came back through a quick counter attack which was finished by Andros Townsend. During Everton’s counter attack, Fred was barged off the ball by Demarai Gray, who was then able to run towards United’s goal. Fred’s attitude angered Hargreaves, and the former Bayern Munich star told Premier League Productions, “Never...
Man Utd give Pogba Deadline to Sign new Contract
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Man Utd give Pogba Deadline to Sign new Contract

Manchester United have given Paul Pogba until Christmas to sign a new contract worth £400,000, according to the UK Sun. Pogba is already into the last 12 months of his current deal at Old Trafford, The France midfielder will be free to talk to clubs abroad from January 2022. Senior officials at United want to avoid having the saga drag out over the second half of the season. They feel this might overshadow any success manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer might be fighting to achieve this term. However, United remain quietly confident that Pogba will commit his future to the club. It is also believed that Pogba appreciates their capture of Jadon Sancho, Raphael Varane and Cristiano Ronaldo. But the club is also aware there is interest from top clubs in Europe to la...
Guendouzi joins Pogba & Martial in France squad for Nations League Finals as Giroud misses out
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Guendouzi joins Pogba & Martial in France squad for Nations League Finals as Giroud misses out

The former Arsenal midfielder joins the Manchester United duo in Les Bleus' squad, but there is no place for AC Milan's veteran striker Matteo Guendouzi, who was loaned out to Marseille by Arsenal during the summer transfer window, has been included in France’s squad for the Nations League Finals alongside Manchester United pair Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial. There are a number of familiar faces within Didier Deschamps’ selection, with Les Bleus looking to get back on the trophy trail after suffering a disappointing last-16 exit at Euro 2020. France, who claimed World Cup glory in 2018, are set to face Belgium in the semi-finals of the Nations League on October 7, with the winners taking on either Italy or Spain in the final.  
EPL: Sack Solskjaer like Chelsea did with Lampard – Jamie O’Hara tells Man Utd
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EPL: Sack Solskjaer like Chelsea did with Lampard – Jamie O’Hara tells Man Utd

Former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder, Jamie O’Hara, has urged Manchester United to sack their manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, just as Chelsea sacked Frank Lampard in January and replaced him with Thomas Tuchel. O’Hara gave Man United the advice while reacting to the Red Devils’ Premier League 1-0 defeat to Aston Villa at Old Trafford over the weekend. According to him, Man United need to ‘cut ties’ with Solskjaer as he won’t make them title contenders this season, despite their star names like Cristiano Ronaldo, Bruno Fernandes, Paul Pogba and Edinson Cavani. Man United are only a point off the top of the Premier League table so far this season, but O’Hara can’t see them mounting a serious title challenge before the end of the current campaign “Disappointing from ...
Hannibal Mejbri can become a ‘future Paul Scholes at Manchester United’, says former coach Bekhti
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Hannibal Mejbri can become a ‘future Paul Scholes at Manchester United’, says former coach Bekhti

The 18-year-old is considered Paul Pogba's successor in the Red Devils first team and his former youth coach is confident he will become a star Hannibal Mejbri has been tipped to become a "future Paul Scholes" at Manchester United by his former youth coach. The 18-year-old has impressed with the United Under-23s side in recent years and made his senior debut for the Old Trafford club when he came off the bench in the final Premier League game of last season. The attacking midfielder has already made three appearances for the Tunisia national team and his former coach at Paris FC, Reda Bekhti, has backed him to break into Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's team in the near future.  
Pogba’s agent hints he might leave Man Utd for Juventus
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Pogba’s agent hints he might leave Man Utd for Juventus

Mino Raiola, agent to Manchester United’s Paul Pogba, has said there is a possibility that the player will return to Juventus, when his contract expires in June 2022. Pogba first joined Juve from United in the 2011/2012 season. The 28-year-old spent four seasons in Turin, winning four consecutive Serie A titles, as well as two Coppa Italia and two Supercoppa Italiana titles. He returned to Old Trafford on an £89.3 million deal in 2016. Corriere dello Sport have quoted Raiola as having told Italian TV channel Rai Sport: “Pogba’s contract expires next year. “We will talk to Manchester (United) and see. “For sure Turin has remained in his heart and he cares a lot about these things. “The possibility of returning to Juventus is there but it also depends on Juve.”...
‘Turin is still in his heart’ – Raiola claims Pogba could make sensational Juventus return
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‘Turin is still in his heart’ – Raiola claims Pogba could make sensational Juventus return

  The Manchester United star was a leading figure for the Old Lady between 2012 and 2016 Mino Raiola has claimed his client Paul Pogba could make a sensational return to Juventus in the summer. Pogba's contract with Manchester United is set to expire at the end of the season and the star midfielder has yet to agree terms on a new deal. His agent said that he could return to Juve, where he starred between 2012 and 2016.      
Pogba takes decision on Man Utd Future after Ronaldo’s arrival
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Pogba takes decision on Man Utd Future after Ronaldo’s arrival

Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba, is more likely to stay at the club following the return of Cristiano Ronaldo, The Athletic reports. Pogba, who has one year left on his current deal, has been the subject of intense transfer speculation in recent years. The World Cup winner has been linked with moves to Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain of recent. If he doesn’t put pen to paper on a new contract, Pogba could leave the club on a free transfer next summer. But the recent arrival of Ronaldo is understood to have resulted in a shift in his mindset. He is now thought to be more interested in staying in Manchester than leaving to one of his many European suitors. However, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, is still understood to be making contingency plans ...
Pogba celebrates with Burna Boy on stage after Newcastle win
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Pogba celebrates with Burna Boy on stage after Newcastle win

Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba, has been spotted dancing with Nigerian music superstar, Burna Boy, at his concert on Saturday. Pogba made an appearance at the Parklife Festival, following a 4-1 win over Newcastle United earlier in the day. The Red Devils picked up all three points at Old Trafford, thanks to a brace from Cristiano Ronaldo. Pogba also set up Bruno Fernandes and Jesse Lingard for the two other goals. The France international then made the trip from Manchester’s west side to the north and Heaton Park, where the Parklife festival was in full swing on day one. Burna Boy himself was in the Old Trafford crowd on Saturday before his show. The 30-year-old posted a shot of himself watching the match in a 2021-22 United home shirt with No 23 and his name ...

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