Gary Neville: What I want to see from Man United star Paul Pogba

The Man United legend challenges Paul Pogba to build on his derby performance and continue to affect his team's biggest games

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff
Man United midfielder Paul Pogba Photo: The Sport Review

Gary Neville is hoping that Paul Pogba can continue to affect Manchester United’s biggest games.

The Red Devils star has been criticised for his muted performances against Manchester United’s traditional rivals since his return to Old Trafford.

Manchester United re-signed Pogba in a club record £89m deal from Serie A giants Juventus in August 2016.

While the France star helped Manchester United to win the Europa League and the League Cup last term, he failed to recapture his Juventus form.

Pogba suffered a hamstring injury in the fourth Premier League game of the 2017-18 campaign following a return of two goals and two assists.

The 25-year-old has even been dropped from the Manchester United starting XI in recent months due to his poor performances.

However, Pogba answered his critics with two goals in Manchester United’s 3-2 comeback win against Premier League leaders Manchester City.

Former Manchester United defender Neville encouraged Pogba to affect more of the club’s biggest games.

“I hope for Pogba and Manchester United that he can start to affect the biggest matches and the biggest games,” Neville told his Sky Sports podcast.

“That’s what he has been brought into do. Today was a big big turn around. He needed that today.”

Pogba moved to Juventus fromManchester United in an £800,000 deal under Sir Alex Ferguson in 2012 summer transfer window.

The Red Devils are in second place in the Premier League table in their bid to improve upon their finish last term.

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