Report: Paul Pogba ‘desperate’ to leave Manchester United in January

Paul Pogba is reportedly more desperate than ever to leave Manchester United in the January transfer window.

The France international has had a difficult time at Old Trafford since returning to United back in 2016, and it’s no surprise to anyone that his future is once again in doubt.

According to The Sun, Pogba is eager to get away from the club amid a number of snubs from manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

The report explains that the 26-year-old felt he was snubbed for the captaincy in the Carabao Cup clash with Rochdale on Wednesday night, while he was also overlooked as one of the team’s penalty takers for the shoot-out.

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It did surprise us on Wednesday night that Pogba didn’t stand up to take any of the penalties. Not long ago Solskjaer was telling the media how he was one of two designated penalty takers at the club and at least five players — not including Marcus Rashford — were placed ahead of him.

Pogba has shown in glimpses that he can be a world class performer. He’s done it for Juventus, France, and United at times as well.

Only two days ago, the Daily Mail ran a report suggesting that Pogba and United had opened talks over a new contract. But then it sounds like the Frenchman threw his toys out of the pram on Wednesday night potentially putting an end to those talks.

It seems Solskjaer is taking the blame now for failing to unlock Pogba’s talent, but José Mourinho will be in the same bracket.

Who’s really at fault?

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