After Paul Pogba’s goal and overall performance in Tuesday night’s 2-2 draw at Burnley, Manchester United fans have been gushing about the Frenchman.
Pogba scored in the 18th minute, converting a cross from Luke Shaw to score his first goal for the Reds in almost thirteen months.
The France international midfielder drew attention at Turf Moor, notably in the first half, when he played as a ‘no.8’ in Ralf Rangnick’s recently installed 4-3-3 style, particularly in the first half.
Pogba held his own in the center of the park against a traditionally tough and muscular Clarets side, gaining possession back seven times – a figure only surpassed by Scott McTominay, who was acting as the defensive screen.
Manchester United’s attack on the left was aided by Paul winning a high ball from David De Gea’s goal-kick.
For the second year in a row, Manchester United striker Paul Pogba scored a goal for the Red Devils in East Lancashire and then ran backwards in joy.
Pogba’s performance in only his second game back after an injury-plagued three-month absence thrilled Reds fans and first, a United great…
Paddy Crerand: “Paul Pogba is one of my favorite players. As a player for France, he has to be exceptional in order to win the World Cup, and that’s exactly the case with him.
There is a high bar for Paul because he has set his own standard. In fact, if you fall below that threshold, you’ll still be recognized for being the finest player on the field, but no one will know it.
It’s not possible for you to perform at your greatest level all the time.”
“There’s no denying his talent as a player. In addition, he’s performed admirably in the two games since.”