Pogba could captain Manchester United in the future.

United's interim manager Solskjaer is convinced France midfield ace has the attributes to become captain at Old Trafford.

Paul Pogba celebrates goal against Bournemouth (Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Paul Pogba has Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's backing to become captain at Manchester United someday.

The World Cup winner, who was previously stripped of the vice-captaincy under former boss Jose Mourinho, has been in fine form, scoring five goals and providing four assists since the Norwegian replaced the Portuguese at the helm.

However, Solskjaer reckons the midfield maestro 'is a leader' and a 'captain material'.

"Definitely, yeah, because I know the boy from before, and he is a leader," said Solskjaer as BBC Sport quoted.

"He's a character, he influences people, and you've seen the videos from France, and he cares, and he really wants to be successful.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Paul Pogba after Bournemouth win (Image: Action Images via Reuters)

"He knows he can't do it by himself, it's a team game, and he's a character that brings so many good things with him when he's enjoying himself, I have to say.

"You see the personality. He'd love playing football, he's a larger-than-life character, that's just the way he is.

"When the performances come as well, that marries together as a good leader and you see what it meant to him winning the World Cup in what France broadcast.

"So, for me, yes, he's captain material."

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