13 Jan Paul Pogba ‘at his finest’ as Manchester United go prime
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer mentioned Paul Pogba is “at his finest” after the midfielder’s purpose in opposition to Burnley despatched Manchester United prime of the Premier League.
The Frenchman scored with a chic volley to earn United a 1-Zero win at Turf Moor and guarantee Solskjaer’s team head into Sunday’s essential conflict with champions Liverpool three factors clear on the summit.
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“I’ve at all times mentioned Paul is an enormous participant for us,” mentioned Solskjaer. “He is an effective character within the dressing room, he’s at all times the one the lads look to and he is a world champion after all, and I believe he is at his finest in the meanwhile.”
It’s the first time United have topped the Premier League in January since 2013, when Sir Alex Ferguson’s team went on to win the title and victory at Burnley units up a mouth-watering journey to Anfield on Sunday.
“What a superb place to be in,” mentioned Solskjaer. “We all know it’ll be arduous however we’re prepared and hungry which is nice and we could not have requested for a greater time to go there.
“We go there understanding we’re enjoying the very best team by a mile within the nation within the final 12 months and a half. We’re trying ahead to it and it is an important take a look at of the place we’re at in opposition to a great team.
“In fact we all know we’ll the champions, they’ve had an unbelievable three-and-a-half seasons so we all know that is going to be a troublesome recreation for us however we’re prepared for it.”
After the match, Pogba mentioned: “We all know that the sport in the present day was very arduous, very troublesome and clearly we wished to win.
“We all know it is not straightforward to play right here. We bought the three factors and we’re comfortable for that, however there’s nonetheless a good distance and now we focus once more till the tip of the season.”