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Solskjaer: Pogba cant have everything his own way

21 Apr 2019, 17:10

English giants Manchester United's team will not be set up purely for Paul Pogba's benefit insists manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Fresh reports linking the 26-year-old to Real Madrid have proved an unwelcome distraction and Solskjaer maintains he will continue asking Pogba to do different jobs as the team requires.

"Everyone has got an opinion on Paul. And of course, together with Paul, we have sat down and discussed his positioning," he told reporters.

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"We know he can play as a 10 or a six, we know he can play in probably his preferred position as one of the three in midfield — high like he did for us at the beginning as he has done with Juventus.

"With France, he has played as one of the two sitters, or one of the two central midfielders with N'Golo Kante. So that is the great thing with Paul. He can do both and what we have to do with all the players is adjust to the games, what that game needs."

Since his return to Old Trafford in an £89.3million move from Juventus in 2016, the debate over how best to utilize Pogba's undoubted talent has frequently accompanied United's highs and lows.

Breakdown

An apparent breakdown in relations with Jose Mourinho was followed by a sublime run of form from the France midfielder when Solskjaer took the reins earlier this season.

Like many of his team-mates, there has been a leveling off in Pogba's performances as United have lost five and won two of their past seven games in all competitions.

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