Manchester United Win against Leicester at Old Trafford

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Paul Pogba has fired Manchester United into the lead against Leicester. The French, World Cup winner put his penalty into the top corner and above Kasper Schmeichel to give Jose Mourinho’s men the perfect start to the new Premier League season.

 

Pogba is captaining United following his heroics in Russia this summer, with Mourinho claiming he will keep that position until Antonio Valencia returns to take the armband back.

 

Breaking News: Paul Pogba Demands Manchester United Exit After Agreeing Contract With Barcelona

Paul Pogba Demands Manchester United Exit After Agreeing Contract With Barcelona

The 25-year-old has grown unhappy with life at Old Trafford, according to the Daily Mail, and now wants to move to Spain to play for La Liga giants Barca. Paul Pogba has told Manchester United he wants to leave for Barcelona. And now the board have a decision to make. The manager who looks like he wants out vs a player who wants out because of the manager.

Pogba had a meeting yesterday evening in London with Mino Raiola (not in Manchester). The player told to him that he wants to leave or he won’t play for United. The situation is limit and his only desire is to play in Barcelona. The problem is his replacement.

Pogba re-joined the Red Devils from Juventus for a then world record £89million deal but has told the club in the past 48 hours that he wishes to leave. Reportedly, the midfielder has text executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward informing him of his desperation to leave this summer transfer window – though the club has denied this. It’s thought that Pogba has already agreed on terms with Barcelona on a deal worth £89.5m over a course of five years. He will be paid £346,000 a week, but his agent Mino Raiola has denied commenting on the situation. Despite this, manager Jose Mourinho is eager to keep hold of his man.

The World Cup star said earlier this summer via the Independent: “I am not the coach. You will have to see with him. He made his choices,” stated Pogba, in quotes translated by several UK newspapers. “Have I had talks with him? Not necessarily. He took me off, like that. Like I said, I do my job he does his. I am in Manchester, I have my contract here for now. All the rest is just words. That’s it. I am concentrating on the World Cup. ”

There is the team, the coach has to make his choices. If he thinks he has to put me on the bench because I was not good or he prefers to change the system, it is his choice. This year, I have been on the bench. Pogba has just helped his national side France win the World Cup, in a tournament in which he was one of the standout performers. It’s a huge difference from his time with Man United, where his form has been fleeting, at some points showing off his unbelievable talent, while other times, his head drops and his play becomes lethargic.

Barcelona’s stunning £100M contract offer to Paul Pogba revealed

Barcelona’s stunning contract offer to Paul Pogba revealed

Barcelona have reportedly agreed terms with Paul Pogba as they step up their bid to land the Manchester United star.

The La Liga champions have had an offer of £45million plus Yerry Mina and Andre Gomes rejected. But according to reports in Italy, the player has already agreed to terms with Barcelona. Should United eventually accept an offer, Pogba would earn €100m (£100m) over five years at the Nou Camp.

Although the Premier League transfer window closes on Thursday afternoon, Barcelona will have until the end of the month to sign Pogba. The World Cup winning midfielder returned to United in 2016 following a spell in Italy with Juventus. Paul Pogba could leave Manchester United this summer. But he has struggled to settle under Jose Mourinho with his displays for France this summer simply highlighting his ineffectiveness for his club last season. United are interested in signing Mina as they look to reinforce their defensive options but are also considering offers for Tottenham’s Toby Alderweireld and Bayern Munich’s Jerome Boateng. Everton and Lyon are also chasing Mina who is expected to leave Barcelona despite only joining in January. Gomes is another who has been told he can leave the Nou Camp during this window. United are interested in Barcelona’s Yerry Mina. Furthermore, a report in Barcelona-based newspaper Mundo Deportivo suggests Ousmane Dembele and Ivan Rakitic could also be offered in exchange for Pogba. Although Barca is reluctant to sell either player, they are desperate to land Pogba. But they are expected to have a difficult time convincing either the Croatian or the Frenchman to move to the Premier League. Should Manchester United sell Paul Pogba to Barcelona?

 

Paul Pogba ends place debate forward of Manchester United return

Paul Pogba ends place debate forward of Manchester United return

It has developed into a tedious debate – how do United get the very best out of Paul Pogba ? Two years ago, the Frenchman returned to Old Trafford amid a lot fanfare following 4 spectacular seasons at Juventus but right here we’re still discussing his finest place. Each pundit has had their say to the point where Wayne Rooney’s view that Pogba was a ‘field to field midfielder’ provoked one of many longest press conference answers from a bemused Jose Mourinho since he took charge at United . For Mourinho, Pogba is just ‘a midfield participant’ who can thrive in any tactical set-up – whether or not it’s a 4-2-3-1, 3-5-2 or 4-3-3. However even the United boss couldn’t assist put reward his ‘mature’ performances in a extra restrained function for France as they gained the World Cup earlier this month. It was a job he has sometimes struggled in at times for United, sitting in alongside Nemanja Matic, and the signing of Fred ought to give Pogba the liberty to interrupt ahead extra like he did to devastating impact within the Manchester derby final season. The United midfielder has beforehand mentioned his favoured function is on the left of a midfield three however he had a special take whereas working a Q+A together with his Instagram followers. Pogba’s followers have been invited to send him questions on a range of subjects – from his love of Nutella to his favorite tv programme.  When it came to footballing issues, one consumer requested: ‘What place do you want probably the most? Central defensive midfield, central midfield or central attacking midfield?’ Pogba merely replied: ‘I like playing in any of them!’ The Frenchman is due to return to Carrington subsequent month following a three-week break after the World Cup. Get all the newest Manchester United information first with our new app. Obtain it right here now.