Frenchman's Future At Old Trafford In Doubt

Have you ever struggled over a big purchase? Say a house or a car? If you're going to splash a major amount of cash you'd like to get value out of your purchase.

For the rest of us mere mortals, it's hard to fathom how you could pay a record fee for Paul Pogba, who won a World Cup medial and leave him on the bench.

Just over 2 years ago the Frenchman returned to former club, Manchester United, on a five-year contract for a then-record for highest football transfer fee at €105 million (£89.3 million) plus bonuses of €5 million, surpassing the former record holder Gareth Bale.

That was then.

Even at the time the money seemed bonkers.

We got a hint of his capability at the World Cup but very infrequently in the red of Manchester United and there is clearly a major personality clash between the player and manager.

In fairness there is probably a fair bit of managing to be done when lads take home a pay packet every week that would be a lifetime mortgage for the rest of us.

 

 
 
 
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But this is the biggest club in the world. You think big personalities. Cantona. Keane. Beckham.

Somethings just not right though.

On Sunday, for the second game in a row, Pogba was an unused substitute. So is this the end of Pogba's time at Old Trafford?

There are renewed transfer rumours doing the rounds with reports of Juventus lining up a deal to bring Pogba back to Serie A.

A defeat by rivals Liverpool left Manchester United with their lowest points tally at this stage of a Premier League season and ex-players and pundits have been putting the boot into Jose Mourinho's side and 19 points behind leaders Liverpool.

Mourinho, who joined United in 2016, signed a new deal with the club in January until 2020.

But how likely is it that will run it's course now?

Don't you just love the dramarama of the Premier League!