Last season Manchester United had a good campaign in the Premier League as they finished third, and this means they will be back in the Champions League.
They also reached three semi-finals and will be looking to improve on this in the 2020/21 season. To do this they need their best players, and it looks like one of their key men is ready to commit his future to the club following the latest news.
According to Jason Burt, who is a writer for The Telegraph, and reposted on Twitter by utdreport, midfielder and World Cup winner Paul Pogba is prepared to sign a new contract at United and initial talks have already taken place with his agent Mino Raiola.
This will be very good news for supporters of the club to hear, as the Frenchman can have a big attacking influence during matches.
He was injured for a large part of the 2019/20 season, so only managed to play 16 games, but in these games, he averaged 1.4 shots, 1.9 key passes, and 1.7 successful dribbles per game, per WhoScored. Comparing these to the squad, he completed the second-most dribbles and key passes per game, whilst he was sixth when it came to shots.
For someone who has played in central midfield in a lot of his appearances this season, these stats show how good he is at frustrating the opposition from the middle of the pitch and he is someone who can turn defence into attack very quickly.
Here is what fans said following the news:
— utdreport (@utdreport) August 23, 2020
Pogba is the foundation of our rebuild
— Prosper (@Prosper457) August 23, 2020
If I was him I’d make it perfectly clear that unless they invest heavily in the squad I’m not signing anything
— Clay_Wright (@wrightyboy888) August 23, 2020
new contract should include the captaincy
— ❻ (@UtdDre) August 23, 2020
Let’s gooo pic.twitter.com/E4u38pd7EX
— Harry (@UTDHarry1) August 23, 2020
Give him the armband
— Adam (@UTDapaul) August 23, 2020
It’s nice to hear positive news once in a while
— Dyl (@UtdDyl) August 23, 2020
— Yahya (@RocketPersie) August 23, 2020
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