Graeme Souness: This Man United star still hasn’t convinced me, he’s was overpriced

The Liverpool legend is adamant that Manchester United paid too much money for Paul Pogba last summer

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba Photo: Adidas

Graeme Souness insists Paul Pogba has proven that the Manchester United record signing isn’t worth his £89m transfer fee.

The France international moved to Manchester United in a world-record transfer deal from Serie A champions Juventus in the 2016 summer transfer window.

Pogba has scored four goals and has made three assists in 29 games in the Premier League this term.

The midfielder has been unable to inspire the Red Devils to a top-four finish despite being brought in to help overhaul the Manchester United squad.

Pogba won the EFL Cup at Wembley in February thanks to a 3-2 win against Southampton to secure their piece of silverware under manager Jose Mourinho.

The 24-year-old could win his second trophy at the Manchester club ahead of their clash against Eredivisie giants Ajax in the Europa League final next week.

Speaking about Manchester United’s record signing Pogba, former Liverpool captain Souness delivered a withering verdict on Pogba.

“United have to play a premium. ‘For United, stick 25 per cent on the price’. Because it’s Man United and they have the money,” Souness told Sky Sports.

“In my opinion, they had their trousers taken down paying what they did for him [Pogba]. I’m yet to be convinced by that.

“He may be a player one day but right now as we sit here after one year in our football, I’m still waiting to be convinced.”

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