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Solskjaer confirms Pogba transfer decision for Man United

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Despite Pogba being out of contract next summer, and talks for a renewal making little progress, the Manchester United star will remain for this season.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer expects Paul Pogba to stay at Manchester United for this season and insists he has no concerns over the Frenchman’s motivation.

With less than a year left on his current deal, Pogba’s future is up in the air once more. Talks between the midfielder and the club for a new contract have made little progress so far. His situation has reportedly captured Paris Saint-Germain’s interest.

But Solskjaer, who said last week that United’s progress over the last year will convince Pogba to stay, has no plans to allow him to leave before the summer transfer window closes on August 31.

“Yes, I expect Paul to be here when the first of September comes,” said the Red Devils coach as per Eurosport. “If you’ve got a five-year contract or a one-year contract, when you sign for Man Utd you have to rise to the challenge of performing on a consistent level.

“I’m not worried whatsoever that the length of any player’s contract is changing the level of their motivation and inspiration. You want to play well for your team, your teammates, yourself, your family, every time you play.

“What I expect is that the attitude and the approach to every game is the right one. That we have the same focus, the right focus, the right professionalism and, with that, I have no worries about Paul whatsoever.”

United will be in action on Sunday afternoon away to Southampton in the Premier League.