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Paul Ince: Man Utd can’t afford to have another season of the Pogba circus.

Former Liverpool and United midfielder says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer needs to get rid of Les Bleus star Pogba.


Pogba is a distraction at United, according to ex-England defensive midfielder Paul Ince.


Paul Ince believes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be making the right decision if he sells midfielder Paul Pogba this summer.


The former Red Devils central midfielder says the France international’s attitude on and off the pitch have been below par.


The United ace Pogba continues to be linked with a move away from Old Trafford, with Real Madrid and Juventus repeatedly monitoring his situation with the 20-time champions.



“What’s disappointing is the way he’s acted, his behaviour and performances reflect that he’s been unsure about his decision,” he said in quotes carried by the Manchester Evening News.


“You compare that to Bruno Fernandes, and his arrival at United, and it’s crazy. He’s come in and hit the ground running fairly instantly, winning over the fans in the process.


"The on the pitch performances, plus his [Pogba's] behaviour off the pitch, with his agent and generally acting up, isn’t good for the club.


“If Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is looking to take the club forward, to build and to instil the ‘United Way’ back into the team, then Pogba’s actions don’t reflect that.


Ince compared Pogba to Man Utd January signing Bruno Fernandes. [Getty]
Ince compared Pogba to Man Utd January signing Bruno Fernandes. [Getty]

“Perhaps if Fernandes hadn’t come in and done as well as he has done, maybe Ole might try and keep Pogba. But now, he might be thinking if I can get the right money for Pogba, then I can let him go.


“It’s a shame, because he could’ve been a great player for the club, but he isn’t a great player at the moment. Ultimately, he’s a distraction and his behaviour impacts and damages the rest of the team.


“The decision needs to be made, and quickly, because we can’t have another season of the Pogba circus. He wouldn’t even get in the side at the moment.”





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