Paul Pogba: Solskjaer insists Frenchman will not leave Man United in January

Paul Pogba: Solskjaer insists Frenchman will not leave Man United in January

- Paul Pogba will not be leaving Manchester United this transfer window

- Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirms the news despite the Frenchman linked with move away from Old Trafford

- The World Cup-winning star has not featured for the Red Devils in the last three games across competitions

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is confident Paul Pogba will not be leaving Old Trafford during the January transfer window.

Speculation about the Frenchman's exit from the club grew in the last few weeks after he was excluded from the Red Devils' last two Premier League encounters.

Despite having a deal with United until the summer of 2021, the 26-year-old is keen on leaving the club with Real Madrid favoured as his best destination.

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Pogba was also missing from their FA Cup third round goalless draw at the Molineux Stadium over the weekend.

The Norwegian born tactician told BBC: "You won't see Paul [Pogba] go in January."

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Man United have been linked with a move for Mexican star Raul Jimenez, but the embattled manager dodged answering the question on the attacker.

Solskjaer was coy on that link too, adding: "Another good player we have been linked with. He did really well today. I can't comment on speculation."

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The manager also showered encomiums on Argentine star Sergio Romero for his performance and challenged him to fight David de Gea for the No 1 shirt.

"I'm happier to be in the replay than going out - it's a tough place to come," the United manager said.

"They had chances, Sergio Romero made some great saves and we got off the hook with the header.

"Sergio has never let us down, he's kept so many clean sheets. He is a fantastic human being and a top professional.

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"He's putting pressure on David de Gea and that's what we want. We want the best players in the world here." earlier reported that Paul Pogba's future with Manchester United seems to be diving into a shocking end after the Frenchman allegedly admitted club is two years behind league leader Liverpool.

The Frenchman has been heavily linked with a couple of top European powerhouses including Real Madrid and a potential return to Juventus.

The want-away star has been out of action for United since September due to injury, though made a cameo appearance in Red Devils' 2-0 defeat to relegation-threatened side Watford.

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