Against Leicester City, at the King Power Stadium, there was a moment in the second half when Paul Pogba epitomised everything that makes him the world-class midfielder he is.
The Frenchman picked up the ball, in his own half, and strode forward shower power and purpose, only a foul halted his progress and ended any chance of the counter-attack producing a goal.
The moment was reminiscent of the superb form Pogba showed when France won the World Cup but something that was lacking when he was playing for Jose Mourinho, earlier this season.
Now what quite went on between the two, as opposed to what was reported in the media, I guess we’ll never know but the chemistry between the duo wasn’t conducive to Pogba giving his best on the pitch.
Indeed, it is being reported by the tabloid news source, the Mirror, that, as we feared at the time, Pogba was indeed thinking of ending his second spell, at the club early with his brother, Mathias, confirming as such.
If that had of happened then, looking at how Pogba has performed since Ole Gunnar Solksjaer took over, it would have been a crying shame, players like Pogba are born to perform on the big stage and the stages don’t come much bigger than Old Trafford.
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