Man United news: Solskjaer’s new role plan for Paul Pogba

Man United news Solskjaers new role plan for Paul Pogba
Man United news Solskjaers new role plan for Paul Pogba

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has disclosed of possible new role for Paul Pogba after their 2-1 victory against Tottenham.

Solskjaer and his men are really having a good pre-season run as they are yet to lose a match ahead of their last two pre-season games.

Paul Pogba despite been linked to several exit rumors has remained focused on the team as he has been putting out tremendous performances while featuring on the right side of Ole’s two man midfield.

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The Frenchman’s last partner in the center was Scott McTominay and they both performed well as the Red Devils feasted on Spurs in their 2-1 victory.

Remember, Pogba last season was a member of a three-man midfield and fitting into a two-man midfield pleased the manager most.

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Four win already and the two to go before the Premier League resumes, Ole Gunnar is really pleased with his boys, especially Pogba whom he believe has been great on their tour.

‘I thought they [Pogba and McTominay] played really well in the first-half, they haven’t done that before [the tour] as a two and today I thought they really looked really like a good pair. Solskjaer said after beating Spurs.

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‘Of course we’ve got Fred and Nemanja [Matic] second-half, we have Andreas [Pereira], so it’s something we have to look at.” He continued.

‘But we controlled the game better. Second-half we didn’t keep the ball well enough, so disappointed with the second-half, how we finished, really. But it’s been a great tour. And those two played well.

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‘He [Pogba] can play in a two like he does for France but he has also got the freedom of picking his moments, when to go forward.

‘Same with Scott, maybe his best position is like a number eight running forward. But I thought the two played very disciplined tonight.’

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The Norwegian ended as he prepared to implement his two man midfield which works really well with Pogba who as well did great in a three-man midfield last season.

The manager went on to disclose that his new modus operandi would be great on the team since its great with the boys, which is the most important thing.

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‘I think we are getting better, we’re improving and pre-season is not about results, it’s about finding a way of playing, about finding a style that suits the players. ‘And we’ve made good strides towards the team we want to be.’

Ole added.

Man United would be facing their next two opponents before the beginning of the season. Kristiansund and AC Milan in Cardiff on Tuesday and Saturday respectively.

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