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Solskjaer – Silverware can convince Pogba to stay

Man United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed in a chat with ESPN that his squad can also play their part in convincing Paul Pogba to stay put at Old Trafford by proving that they can win trophies. The Frenchman's agent Mino Raiola has publicly stated that his client wants to leave Manchester United next summer or when his current contract runs out in 2022. Solskjaer described Pogba as an ambitious player and stated that he can win trophies with him. The Frenchman has already been linked with the likes of Juventus and Real Madrid. "There's always a demand at Man United to win trophies and the more you win trophies, the more players are going to want to play for us and then there's a higher standard you've got to set yourself," Solskjaer said in an interview with ESPN. RE...
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Pogba to make U-turn and sign new 5-year deal with Man United

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is close to agreeing a new five-year deal at Old Trafford. A report by The Sun suggests that the club are confident that the Frenchman will put pen to paper on fresh terms with an announcement to be made at the end of the season. Pogba has seemed reinvigorated since the restart of the season and he is ready to commit to a long-term future with the Red Devils. He was reportedly set to leave last summer in search of a new challenge with Real Madrid being mentioned as a possible destination. However, Man United were not having it and the deal didn't come to fruition. The 27-year-old is now set to make a U-turn on that decision and has been massive since the resumption of the Premier League after missing months of action due to injury. Pogba...
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Bruno Fernandes defends teammate Paul Pogba

Bruno Fernandes has defended Man United teammate Paul Pogba adding that critics have forgotten his quality. According to the Portugal international, the France international has been attracting heavy criticism due to the high expectations on him. "We can say in football that people normally forget what you do good when you have a mistake," Fernandes told United's official website. "You can do good for 34 games, and one game you do bad and everyone will remember that. "Paul is coming from a bad moment, because of the situation. When he played also, the club and the team was not good, because the expectations are high for Paul as he is a top player and Manchester United pay a lot for him, and expectations are a lot for him. "It's normal when you are in that situation you don't play ...
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Pogba – I didn’t know who Souness was

Man United midfielder Paul Pogba has hit back at one of his biggest critics Graeme Souness saying he didn't even know the Liverpool legend. Souness has been a vocal critic of the Frenchman in his role as a pundit for Sky Sports, recently claiming that Pogba was more interested in dancing at weddings and shooting hoops. However, Pogba whilst speaking on Man United's official podcast said: "I didn’t even know who [Souness] was. "I heard he was a great player and stuff like that. I don't know the face but the name [I do]. READ: Arteta eyeing Jovic as potential replacement for Aubameyang "Like I said I’m not someone that watches a lot of [punditry], I watch a lot of football but I don’t stay after the game to listen to what they say about ‘Why they did this’ or ‘why they did that’....
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Man United confident of not cutting player wages

Manchester United are under no pressure to cut the wages of players despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Although major football competitions have been suspended, United believe they are in good financial standing to not ask players to defer part of their salaries. However, they admit that the situation is fluid and will be monitored. The Old Trafford outfit has 25 global sponsorship partners including Adidas, Chevrolet, Kohler, and AON, with a series of regional partners that generate at least £200m in income every season. Clubs that rely on matchday and broadcast revenue will be severely affected by this period of no football. However, this makes up just half of United's earnings each year. Therefore, this will prevent them from implementing wage cuts for as long as possible a...
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Raiola says Pogba’s focused on United for now, but doesn’t rule out exit

Mino Raiola has revealed that Paul Pogba is currently only focused on a return to action for Manchester United although he didn't rule out a departure from the club for his client as time goes on. Regardless, Ole Gunnar Solksjaer has insisted that the player will remain at Man United despite speculation around his future. Paul Pogba has been out of action for the Red Devils since last 2019 due to an ankle injury. He has made just 8 appearances for Man United in all competitions this season. Meanwhile, Raiola stated that Pogba is focused on making a return so he can help the Red Devils secure a place in next season's UEFA Champions League. "Paul Pogba is going through a tough time at the moment and given how sensitive they are in England, let me be clear that he's focused on having a ...
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Man United slap £83m price tag on Paul Pogba

Reports have suggested that Manchester United will now allow Paul Pogba to leave the club for any fee less than €100million (£83m) this summer. The France international seems desperate to leave Old Trafford and could get his wish at the end of the season with both Real Madrid and Juventus reportedly interested in him. However, the Red Devils won't part with one of their most prized assets on the cheap and will hold out for a deal that corresponds with Paul Pogba's true worth. According to The Guardian, a price tag of £83m has been slapped on Pogba by Man United and interested parties appear unwilling to meet the valuation. Both parties believe that the valuation is way over the mark for the Frenchman, having failed to hit his strides for the Red Devil since 2016 The midfielder wan...
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Pogba out for a few weeks after fresh ankle injury

Paul Pogba has suffered a fresh injury setback and may miss action for Manchester United in the opening weeks of 2020. The French midfielder hoped for a return on New Year's Day against Arsenal at the Emirates but was not included in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's squad for the game. Pogba has not played for three months in the ongoing season due to various ankle and foot problems, although he played cameo roles in the games against Watford and Newcastle United. READ: Hertha Berlin sign Ascacibar from Stuttgart Solskjaer has confirmed that the France international has returned to the sidelines, and he made this known in a chat with MUTV. He said: "[Pogba]'s injured. He's feeling some discomfort in his ankle. "He'll be out for a few weeks." This is a setback for the Red Devils who ar...
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Paul Pogba plotting January move to Real Madrid

Reports in Spain suggest that Paul Pogba is intensifying efforts to force a January move from Man United to Real Madrid. It can be recalled that the French midfielder was linked with a move to the La Liga giants throughout the summer but eventually stayed put at Old Trafford. Pogba has struggled with an ankle injury that has kept him on the sidelines since the 1 all draw at home to Arsenal at the end of September. He has been pictured recently in Miami as he works on returning to full fitness. GET THE LATEST FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS FOR TODAY Live Football Streaming Over 1.5 Goals predictions for today BTTS Tips for today READ: Flamengo hero Gabigol was called Gabi-no-gol in Italy It is believed that the trip may have also been put in place to help Pogba recover fully in t...
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Paul Pogba to return to action for Man United against Rochdale

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is set to return to action against Rochdale in the Carabao Cup. The Frenchman was seen limping heavily in the Red Devils' 1 all draw against Southampton before the last international break and could play no part in Didier Deschamp's squad due to what turned out to be an ankle injury. Paul Pogba played no part for the Red Devils in the Premier League 1 nil win against Leicester City and the 2 nil loss away to West Ham. He was also absent in the Europa League hard-fought 1 nil win against Astana. READ: Klopp tips Steven Gerrard to replace him at Anfield United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirmed that Pogba is ready for action on Wednesday night and could be set to play a major role in their upcoming Premier League clash against Arsenal '...