Graeme Souness Believes the Time has Come to Part Ways with Man Utd Star

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The former Liverpool and Spurs midfielder Graeme Souness believes the time has come for Manchester United to let Paul Pogba go from Old Trafford. Writing in The Times the former Scottish captain had this today;

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“If United are offering Paul Pogba a new contract, it’s surely only to recoup some of the £89 million they paid for him.

I’d question if you want him around your club with the people who appear to be advising him. All United’s rivals will want Pogba to stay this summer, which is an indictment in itself, and I often wonder if it’s more about Instagram followers than giving his heart and soul to his football.

He has been a divisive character. Before breaking the British transfer record to bring Pogba back did United ask for advice from Fergie, who previously let him leave? They have plainly not tapped into the experience of the greatest Premier League manager…

Critics often focus on Harry Maguire among United’s centre backs but in Raphaël Varane, I don’t see the same player he was five years ago, bringing me back to what the great Jock Stein said: “Never judge a player on memory.”

Real Madrid tend not to let top players leave, a good example being Mesut Özil at Arsenal.”

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