Neville: 24-year-old makes Man United more enjoyable to watch
The Man United legend explains what Paul Pogba brings to the Red Devils team
Phil Neville admits Manchester United are more enjoyable to watch when Paul Pogba is in Jose Mourinho’s team.
The 24-year-old was suspended for Manchester United’s last three Premier League games following his sending off in the Red Devils’ 3-1 win at title rivals Arsenal earlier in December.
Pogba has been in fine form in the Red Devils team this season when the Manchester United has been fit and available for selection.
The France international has scored three goals and has made five assists in eight Premier League games to help bring the best out of summer Romelu Lukaku and compatriot Anthony Martial.
Pogba could make his return to Premier League action when make the trip to Leicester City in their next top-flight fixture at the King Power Stadium on Saturday evening.
Former Manchester United defender Neville believes Pogba brings arrogance and confidence to the Red Devils team to make Mourinho’s men a more exciting team to watch.
“Pogba is a leader in what he does,” Neville told Sky Sports.
“He makes United more enjoyable to watch and he frees up the attacking players with his understanding with Romelu Lukaku, Jesse Lingard, Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford.
“As a forward he gives you that spark and arrogance. When he doesn’t play it becomes more predictable and his unpredictability when United play is really important.”
Pogba moved to Manchester United in an £89m deal from Serie A giants Juventus in the 2016 summer transfer window.
The France midfielder helped Jose Mourinho’s side to win the Europa League and the League Cup last term.
Manchester United finished in sixth place in the Premier League table last season.
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