Juan Mata speaks positively about Paul Pogba amid transfer speculation

Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata has said that Paul Pogba remains a positive and good influence on the team despite the speculation regarding the Frenchman’s future. The 26-year-old has recently cited that he would prefer a fresh challenge away from Old Trafford and reports have since linked him with the likes of Juventus and Real Madrid.

Speaking to reporters, Mata spoke about the good traits of the 2018 World Cup winner and cited that the midfielder is content with the current proceedings at the club, he said:“We all know Paul and he’s a fantastic midfielder and he’s a very good guy, very positive, good influence for everyone. I think he’s happy, he brings everyone together. But I cannot speak for other people. I cannot speak for myself, for my present and my future in the club. And obviously as a team-mate, and as a friend also, I would like him to stay and to be happy because he is a very good player for us, but I cannot say much else.”
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Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba aiming for a fresh challenge

France international Paul Pogba has acknowledged that he could pursue a fresh challenge away from Manchester United this summer. The midfielder has spent the past three seasons with the Red Devils and the previous one was his best on the individual scale with 16 goals and 11 assists across all competitions.

Speaking to The Guardian, Pogba said that that it could be time to secure a fresh challenge elsewhere amid the speculated interest from Real Madrid, he told: “For me I have been for three years in Manchester and have been doing great; some good moments and some bad moments, like everybody. Like everywhere else. I think for me it could be a good time to have a new challenge somewhere else. I am thinking of this: to have a new challenge somewhere else.”
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Paul Pogba backs Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for the Manchester United job

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has backed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for the permanent head coach role following the club’s 2-0 triumph at Chelsea in the FA Cup fifth round. The Red Devils had recently suffered their maiden defeat of the year against Paris Saint-Germain but they made amends with a resolute performance on both ends of the field.

Speaking to BBC Sport, Pogba spoke about the winning spirit within the United ranks and stated that the team are fully behind Ole, who has been touted for the permanent managerial role after transforming the club’s fortunes, he said: “We play to win trophies. He came to do this job because obviously he can do it. He trusts us and we trust him.”
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