Paul Pogba yet again flirted with Real Madrid, but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists he will remain at Manchester United until at least 2022.
Manchester United’s Paul Pogba has remained a subject of criticism for fans and critics alike throughout his second spell at the club so far.
Recurring injuries and consistency issues have prevented the versatile midfielder from becoming a key cog in the team, something which was much expected from him upon his €105 million return from Juventus.
The World Cup winner, as a result, has constantly been linked with a move away from Old Trafford.
Pogba’s agent on several occasions has added fire to rumors of his exit, and the player himself in the past has pronounced his desire to move on.
The Frenchman has one year remaining on his contract with Man United and reports have surfaced about a potential switch to Real Madrid, a club he recently confessed as his ‘dream’ destination.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, however, has played down the comments made by his player while on international duty while also backing him to regain form.
“Paul’s our player, he’s going to be here for another two years,” Solskjaer said in his pre-match press conference ahead of the trip to Newcastle.
“I’m sure Paul is focused on doing his best for us and we want to see the best of Paul. I’m sure in the next couple of years we’ll get the best out of him.”