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Telegraph reporter Mike mcgrath has revealed that Paul Pogba is not expected to start for Manchester United against RB Leipzig tonight.
As reported by the BBCComments circulated yesterday from Pogba’s agent, the notoriously eccentric and controversial Mino Raiola, explaining how his client was unhappy at Manchester United and wanted to leave.
On the eve of Man United’s biggest game of the season so far, that’s not ideal, is it?
Having started against West Ham and justifying that decision with a beautiful goal, Pogba gave Ole Gunnar Solskjaer a lot to think about, at least from a purely football perspective.
However, whether by tactical decision, or as a result of Raiola’s comments yesterday, it does not appear that Pogba has been able to maintain his place on the side. Mike McGrath wrote the following on Twitter.
– Mike McGrath (@mcgrathmike) December 8, 2020
He has a feeling that there won’t be too many disappointed Man United fans, Pogba should be among the substitutes for tonight’s contest with the Bundesliga title contenders.
Dale O’Donnell, publisher or fan site Stretty News, summed it up nicely from United’s perspective by writing before his beloved team’s big night in Germany:
“Making such comments the night before a series of crucial European matches of lack of professionalism. It undermines Pogba’s manager and teammates, who right now have much more important things on their plate.
“Hopefully Bruno Fernandes will show everyone why he is a million times the player that Pogba is tonight. We need it. “