Manchester United’s manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed that he does not have a keen interest in goal assists.
The Norwegian manager has led the club to a superb start to the new season with three wins and one draw in four, wherein midfielder Paul Pogba has laid an incredible seven assists in just four games.
Reacting to the extraordinary statistics, Ole said he is sorely interested in Pogba’s fitness and passing ability, less so the assists for goals.
“Paul has come back in good shape. He’s worked really hard over the summer. He’s come back lean and fit,” Solskjaer said as quoted by Goal.
“What does an assist consist of? A square pass to Bruno [Fernandes] and he puts it in the top corner? Or a great ball for Mason [Greenwood]?
“Paul has always been a great passer and he’s not got assists from his best passes this season. I don’t pay attention to assists, it’s a social media thing. But Paul has played well for sure,” the former Red Devils striker concluded.
Coming up next for the Red Devils is a trip to Switzerland to kick off the new UEFA Champions League season.