Paul Pogba to be benched for Man United EPL game against Spurs

Paul Pogba to be benched for Man United EPL game against Spurs

- Paul Pogba is now facing the possibility of being benched against Spurs

- Solskjaer is said not to be ready to pair Pogba and Bruno together

- Pogba has not played for Manchester United since December last year

Paul Pogba will now have to wait before getting chance to pair with Bruno Fernandes as Ole Solskjaer is reportedly set to put him on the bench in Premier League return against Spurs.

And that will be a painful one for Paul Pogba considering the fact that the Frenchman will want to start against the team being handled by his former manager Jose Mourinho.

The France international has been training hard since he recuperated fully from injury and also played in Manchester United's closed doors friendly games.

Pogba has not played any professional game for Manchester United since December 26 last year and this made the Red Devils to even sign Bruno during the January transfer window.

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Bruno Fernandes has however integrated himself properly into Manchester United first team with superb performances before the League was put on hold.

Many Manchester United fans have been clamoring for the partnership of Bruno and Paul Pogba in the midfield, but that won't happen this Friday according to Athletic.

Instead, Solskjaer could turn to a regular this season in Fred, as well as Scott McTominay or Nemanja Matic in the center of the park to feature alongside play-maker Fernandes.

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Paul Pogba reportedly set to be benched for Man United EPL return against Spurs
Paul Pogba reportedly set to be benched for Man United EPL return against Spurs (photo: Getty)
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After playing nine games, Bruno Fernandes has scored three goals for Manchester United and also created three assists.

Earlier, had reported how Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford thanked his mother for the sacrifice she made which helped him get into the Red Devils' youth team when he was 11.

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The striker explained that his mother Melanie pushed for Manchester United to admit him into the youth team at the age of 11 even though the program was meant for 12-year-old above.

Rashford while speaking with BBC claimed that Manchester United chiefs then considered the pleas of his mother and allow him to join the youth team.

He added that growing up was not easy for him considering the fact that his mother was a single parent and had five children to take care of.

The England international added that the challenges he faced while growing up is the rationale that is making him to help people who are suffering.

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