Jamie Redknapp: How Man United can get best out of Paul Pogba

The Liverpool FC legend believes Man United need to play expansive football to get the best out of Paul Pogba

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

Jamie Redknapp has urged Jose Mourinho to allow Paul Pogba to play expansive football at Manchester United.

The Red Devils signed Pogba in an £89m deal from Serie A giants Juventus in the 2016 summer transfer window.

Pogba won the Europa League and the League Cup in 2016-17 season, including a goal in a 2-0 win over Ajax in the European showpiece.

The 25-year-old endured a difficult second season at Old Trafford following regular criticism from his manager Jose Mourinho.

Pogba was omitted from Manchester United’s side for their 2-1 loss to La Liga side Sevilla in the Champions League last 16.

The club record signing excelled in the World Cup after Pogba scored in France’s 4-2 win over Croatia in the final.

FC Barcelona were linked with a potential swoop to sign Pogba in the 2018 summer transfer window but a deal didn’t materialise.

Former Liverpool FC captain Redknapp believes Mourinho needs to give Pogba more freedom to shine in the Red Devils team.

“Jose has to find a way of getting Pogba to play expansive football and looking like he enjoys his football,” Redknapp told Sky Sports.

Pogba won four successive Serie A titles during his spell at Juventus following his move to the Turin side in an £800,000 deal.

Manchester United re-signed Pogba in a club record £89m deal from the Italian giants.

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