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The former Old Trafford favorite described the midfielder as a “world-class player” after watching him star in a crucial victory over the Wolves.
Manchester United is now seeing the best of Paul Pogba, according to Gary Neville, who says the Frenchman can lead the Red Devils to the title.
Pogba has been in and out of the headlines at Old Trafford once again this season, with his commitment to the club’s cause called into question amid persistent transfer rumors.
The World Cup winner fueled speculation about his future in October by admitting it would be a “dream” for him to play for Real Madrid one day, but United took the option of extending his contract for another year later that month.
The 27-year-old suffered a coronavirus attack early in the campaign, and has had to gradually work his way back to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s starting eleven amid increased competition for places in the middle of the park after the arrival of Donny in the summer. van de Beek from Ajax.
Pogba had just started to get back on track before Mino Raiola dropped an unwanted bomb ahead of the Champions League group stage decider against RB Leipzig on 8 December.
The agent claimed that his client’s Manchester career was “over” and that he needed a new challenge, as he had not been able to express himself at Old Trafford for quite some time.
However, Pogba proved to be the only bright light during United’s 3-2 loss to Leipzig, provoking a late comeback after coming off the bench, and has since rediscovered his best form.
The French international’s final 90 minutes of action came during a 1-0 home win over Wolves on Tuesday night, ensuring that Solskjaer’s side ranks second in the Premier League heading into the new Year.
Prior to that clash, Neville spoke of the added quality that a fully fit and sacking Pogba brings to United’s lineup, while also expressing his belief that the playmaker could play a key role in helping them regain the trophy of the Premier League in May.
“When they played in Leipzig, their agent came out and said he wanted to leave, but since then I’ve seen the best of Paul Pogba,” said the treble. Amazon Prime Video.
“I have to say that I prefer to watch Manchester United when they play because it gives them something that could lead to the title. He is a world class player.
Neville also reserved special praise for Bruno Fernandes, who has been directly involved in more goals than any other top-flight player since making his United debut in February.
The former United defender said of a man who achieved his seventh assist of the season against Wolves: “It’s the impact he had on the club. Forget the goals and assists, it’s the winning mentality, every time he goes out on the pitch he wants to win. , propels the team forward.
“It is absolutely exceptional. It appears everywhere on the field.”
Pogba and Fernandes will be in line to appear again when the Manchester team host the high-flying Aston Villa on New Years Day.