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16 Feb 2018 06:13:29
Interesting rumour this morning, Real ready to move for Pogba. Could be paper trash talk of course but if they did and the money was big, would you sell? Clearly the boy has talent but he has yet to dominate a game or deliver on his potential. Is that down to him, the Manager, or a combination of both.

If the money was silly should we cash in? The problem with that is that he may go on and become the dominating player we believe is in there somewhere, and replacing him will cost a fortune too. For me, I’d seriously consider it though.

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16 Feb 2018 06:56:16
If we keep cashing in, we'll never actually have a team that wins anything.

16 Feb 2018 07:09:24
AJH money will always be good for Pogba be it now or 5 yrs time. Consideration is “can we make him understand his potential and work with Sanchez and become THE FUTURE CAPTAIN in next or season after that. I really think he will be a dominating and right team captain. We are in the process or getting the right team in place and feel next season should be great to watch. Pogba is the right formula for us in the long term but Sanchez is to help get us back to winning in the short term. The team must understand what Jose is help ManUtd do.
That said in the games of course It would help if Jose let lose the players to enjoy playing but of course have a fundamental structure. We should trying to win whatever silverware left if we can but most importantly seal the 2nd position in PL. That’s my humble opinion.
To answer your question we should try to keep Pogba but if the money is too good and can sell and buy a great cheaper option then so be it. NOBODY IS INDISPENSABLE.

16 Feb 2018 08:21:54
I'm not convinced he will ever become what we all hope he could be. I think I've seen enough to think it's all just wishful thinking.

He's not particularly young and I actually don't think he's actually all that. Sure, he has some good moments and he's capable of moments of great vision and skill. However, I don't think he has the football brain and more importantly the heart to be a top player.

The idea that an elite midfielder can't play in a midfield two is beyond silly. It's like the premise for a Monty Pythan sketch or something.

I've run out of patience with almost and nearly players at OT; we've had too many in the last few years. Pogba's had his trial and he failed.

I'd be happy taking the money for Pogba and using it to buy three excellent quality replacements such as Savic, Weigl and Jorginho for example.

16 Feb 2018 08:22:35
Give him a break . The guys one of ours loves Utd and is getting paid what he thinks he should . Played in his best position is the best in world football😆😆.

16 Feb 2018 08:38:31
No because i doubt the club would find an adequate replacement.

We have 3.5 midfielders due to matic, fellaini, herrera, carrick and mctominay being pretty much half midfielders because of a lack of ability or age.

It would seem strange to get rid of our best midfielder when we are so light in the area.

16 Feb 2018 08:52:26
The question should be if Pogba wants to go to Real.

Then their nothing we can do. The power in the player these days. As long we try and get a similar price to Coutinho. I would accept that.

16 Feb 2018 08:55:49
Maybe there's a few reasons pogba and utd don't look quite right. Jm duznt seem to fancy Herrera or lindelehoff and prefers Sanchez on the left . We then get smalling at CB, a two man midfield which pogba struggled with and martial moved from where he's done his damage. For me it looks fixable 433 martial left, Sanchez right. Pogba to the left and slightly advanced with a liscence as 2 midfielders behind him . Then no excuses if pogba duznt do the business Jesse steps in . I am a big pogba fan and when he's on it looks fantastic and I think Sanchez would be good left or right .

16 Feb 2018 09:13:38
It’s easy to slate Pogba but look at the performances without him.

He s a very talented player JM needs to sort his tactics out to get the best out of him.

People haven’t criticise Martial playing poorly in for 2 games on right wing, same for Pogba. Play him in his best position and he will shine.

16 Feb 2018 09:36:17
First he should be allowed to play in his favoured position. it's like buying Lukaku and ask him to play left back as he is left footer. that's what happening regularly since lot many seasons.

16 Feb 2018 10:17:29
No chance in hell we should consider selling him. We are going back in circles if we do.

16 Feb 2018 10:21:54
The question isn't Pogba or no one. It's whether we can use the cash to buy better alternatives to build a team with. Midfielders who can play in midfield would be a good start.

I've nothing against Pogba but I'd just like some players who can get on the pitch and do the business without all the BS and the excuses.

16 Feb 2018 11:50:26
The Pogba debate rages on.

It's slightly curious to me that we're even talking about this.

When he was out injured everybody wanted him back in the team as a matter of urgency. Didn't we recently go 36 or 37 games unbeaten when he was in the team?

I think this should be a very simple problem to solve.

At OT against teams outside the top 6 there is no reason why Pogba can't play in a midfield 2 and still play his natural game. In those games we should have enough possession and dominance to accommodate his attacking instincts.

I think in the big games against the top 6 (home and away) maybe even in certain games away from OT we should play an extra midfielder or even a back three just to provide the team with more protection and balance for when Pogba invariably vacates the midfield and runs ahead of the ball.

It can be no coincidence that his best two performances against the big 6, Chelsea (last season) and Arsenal this year came playing in front of a back 3. In the big games we just need some extra cover for when he goes forward to plug the gap.

Yes you can ask him to do a more disciplined role in the big games but that wouldn't be playing to his strengths. If that's what you want then why not buy a player that can fulfil that role much better than Pogba can?

Expectation is killing the lad. We all want a potent attacking, threat capable of playing killer passes, driving the team forward, making assists and scoring goals but at the same time we want a powerful, destructive, tenacious player making tackles and winning the ball back. Pogba is capable of both but the emphasis should be on his attacking abilities.

The real question for me is for what purpose did we buy Pogba? If we wanted a defensive holding midfield then we bought the wrong player. If we wanted a powerful, athletic, creative force then give him that platform and let him flourish.

16 Feb 2018 11:53:35
Before the last 2 away games Pogba had gone 35 premier league games unbeaten, that’s some high standards you are setting if he’s failed the test.

People on here are so quick to judge when a player has a bad game, in my opinion Pogba has been good this season, not spectacular but there are signs that could come. More often than not when Pogba plays united play well, let’s get behind him instead of writing him off, there’s a reason he is being linked to Madrid for £120m and it’s not because he’s useless is it?

16 Feb 2018 12:01:31
I agree with all the above. Bad if we lose Pogba. Again I still think he has a great future here. But we all know that if he doesn’t want to stay it’s worse.
I think we are going to be challenging the PL next season. But if Pogba want to go then we may not have much choice but to capitalize on it. I like him lot but no point caging a tiger. Jose needs to get him playing in the position that will get us the title.

16 Feb 2018 13:02:42
If it's true that pogba can't play in a 4231 like people keep saying should we not buy a player who can?

16 Feb 2018 14:08:14
Danny we bought pogba because he has the ability to be the complete player .
Has he got the desire to make it to the very top?

16 Feb 2018 14:29:39
Buy someone? Should we not just support the players we have and then blame the manager when he can't make a silk purse out of a sows ear.

16 Feb 2018 14:44:35
My point is, and I made it last month, when do we stop banging on about how good he could be and judge him on what we see. He’s ok, he’s had some games where he’s played well but he’s nowhere near delivering what we thought we were going to get. As Jose has said today, he’s just played in his preferred position and he was poor. Hopefully this public debate will spur him on but I haven’t sensed a burning desire to work hard and fulfil potential. Maybe that’s the social media nonsense but we are heading towards the end of season 2 and I’m still waiting to see what all the fuss was about.

16 Feb 2018 14:54:04
100% Ken I'm trying to point out this ridiculous "pogba can only play left cm " mentality .
Sound like something one of the kids would say in our u10 team.

16 Feb 2018 15:07:54
People go on about us needing star quality etc we have it in pogba but ajh is right he just hasn't reached that level .
Keep reading we need a cm well we wouldn't need one as much if pogba was tearing it up .

It's why there is so much more potential to come this squad.

16 Feb 2018 16:11:32
With any luck we will have a squad to be deliver next season. Get 6 or 7 players out of the squad 4 new players in and promote a couple we should be there or there abouts.
But 6 or 7 just about 30% of this squad need to be gone by next season. i'm pretty sure they will be.
Darmian blind smalling jones rojo fellaini carrick young herrera. 6 or 7 of these will be gone. A few decent players but they are either at the end of their careers or not contributing enough. Personally i'd like herrera and Jones to stay but i wouldn't think twice about releasing the rest. They are squad players i'd rather see those squad places given to mctominay tuanzabe tfm. Jeez fellaini blind carrick and rojo have only started a couple of league games each surely tuanzebe or mctominay wouldn't do any worse in those couple of games.

16 Feb 2018 16:28:01
Tony. Pogba is not a DM nor is he a CM. We bought him because he's probably the best attacking midfielder around. Yet mourinho insists on playing him out of position. There are players who can adapt to certain positions. But pogba looks completely out of sorts in the position he's being asked to play. He's not the most mobile and always looks awkward and doesn't know how to tackle or defend. So why play him in positions where he has to do all these things?
Mourinho has shown how far behind he is in terms of tactics and man management. His best days are well behind him. In my opinion, we're flogging a dead horse. And I was one of the ones who wanted mourinho at United.

16 Feb 2018 16:46:02
If they have only started a couple of games them not being here will make little difference .

16 Feb 2018 17:24:18
But it does jred. A huge difference. They are getting paid and you can only have so many players. We regularly have 4 players starting that should be squad players so demote them to being back ups get rid of our current back up players and promote a few youth. Much Better use of our resources and will enable us to move forward.

16 Feb 2018 19:31:55
Ken our resources are fine we are paying Sanchez a kings ransom as well as ibra . We are not short of a bob or two
We are moving forward .
You want to get rid of fellaini Jose wants to keep him.
Is it about Jose opinion or yours?

We regularly have players that don't even make the squad.
We will do far better to get the players we have playing well .

16 Feb 2018 19:38:27
Fellaini is out Injured can't remember the last time we played blind but if we sell them we will be better?

We should maybe buy some more top players like Miki ibra and lindelof guaranteed to come in and play great.

Far more concerned with the form of pogba and matic than the the form of blind and the wig .



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