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Paul Pogba 2017-18 Performances

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6.4 Average rating
23 Appearances
3 Goals
13 Assists
3 Yellow cards
1 Red card
  1. Jul 27, 2017

    pocco loco

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    He's been amazing all pre season. He seems to have knocked that need to hold off 3 players and is moving the ball quicker or going past his man. He'll win awards this year if this is how he's going to play.
  2. Jul 27, 2017

    Stacks Full Member

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    IMO he is yet to put together WC performances on the world stage. It's all well and good calling him WC because he performed in a friendly match but less we forget he flattered to deceive on most occasions we played against tough opposition. Being world class is not doing it in friendlies. There are midfielders out there who are so consistent and excellent that they are often one of the best players in Champions Leagues and World Cup campaigns (e.g. team of the tournament etc) which is a far higher measurement of your quality than playing outstanding in a meaningless friendly. That said he bossed the game which was nice. I truly hope he can kick on next season and in many ways he will. That said, he may need another CM to free him up more so we will see.
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    Stacks Full Member

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    True. When Spurs or thei like, reach and win Champions League's or even get far, then we can talk about how unimportant World Class players are
  4. Jul 27, 2017

    marjen Desperately wants to be like Noodle

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    I like what I've seen of him so far. He's going to be massive for us.

    When he signed it was entirely predictable that his first season was going to be a chore, before the focus turns away from his price tag and towards his performances.
  5. Jul 27, 2017

    Rozay Not good at posting fixture lists

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    My fear is that we won't have enough around him. He's such a talent, but you want him having the platform to maximise and showcase regularly.
  6. Jul 27, 2017

    Raees Sporty Guy

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    Forget whether he is world class or not. Question is will we be able to keep him long term if we are no closer to winning an EPL in next two years.

    He and De Gea are too good for us at this moment in time. Both would walk into Barca's first XI.
  7. Jul 27, 2017

    Womp idiot

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    That's a fair point, I agree he needs to do it on a more consistent basis, but at times last season he was nothing short of phenomenal. When he is switched on and does have those performances, everything just looks too easy for him.
  8. Jul 27, 2017

    Marcelinho87 Full Member

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    I am confident we will get in somebody, I see that midfield position more important than the wing.
  9. Jul 27, 2017

    harms Full Member Scout

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    Berbatov - yes, but Nani was on another level to those mentioned (on their United form so far, Mata and Mikhi showed the same level at Chelsea/Dotrmund)
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    Rozay Not good at posting fixture lists

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    It's not just about bodies, I mean some comparable level of quality to him. It's hard, but that's the requirement I think to raise the overall level of the team to something closer to what he can do.

    Hopefully Andreas can become a special midfielder. Having two of them working together would make a huge difference.
  11. Jul 27, 2017

    KM I’m afraid I just blue myself Staff

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    I didn't see the match so just saw the highlights but why are there only fifty posts about his performance, absolutely ridiculous performance. Seeing him perform like that in pre-season, I'm leaning more and more towards Matic as it'll remove the shackles on Pogba.
  12. Jul 27, 2017

    CG1010 Full Member

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    Awesome performance. I am glad we have a world-class CM at the peak of his powers finally (after Scholes). Interesting that he made so many runs at the right wing. Haven't seen something like that from him before in atleast United shirt...
  13. Jul 27, 2017

    Moonred Full Member

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    Pogba doing Pogba things.
  14. Jul 27, 2017

    Pogue Mahone Poster of the year 2008

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    What's really mind blowing is that the first post on his performance in that game came almost 7 hours later!

    Obviously, ripping into Lindelof and Fellaini as well as general belly-aching about the game and our record in this transfer window was a much higher priority.
  15. Jul 27, 2017

    AP88 Full Member

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    I have a feeling that Spurs might have demanded Jones as part of a Dier transfer; he'd provide them with a replacement and actual upgrade defender. Jones was class against France on the right of a back 3, something Spurs might have noted.
  16. Jul 27, 2017

    pseudo_canadian Full Member

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    Sensational player.
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    Rozay Not good at posting fixture lists

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    You have said this twice, but I only saw one new comment in the Fellaini thread when I checked about 9:30am. Second was mine, praising him.
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    Pogue Mahone Poster of the year 2008

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    Miracles will never cease. Assume he was getting slaughtered without checking. He did actually play reasonably well (elbow on Pique aside) but that doesn't usually stop him getting pelters.

    Who was in the firing line today, then? Lindelof, Lingard and Blind?
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    :drool:
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    Art Art the artist

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    If we replace Carrick with a solid defensive midfielder, we will own the league. Pogba was absurdly good last night.
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    Stacks Full Member

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    That Southampton game, he was unplayable! I fully do not expect any player to be like that all the time but I want to see more of that stuff. I am so curious as to what role/position he will play in. Will it be in a 2, with an AM ahead? will it be in a 3, with a BW/DLP next to him and Herrera? I am just desperate for a top, top player to slot in next to them
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    Rozay Not good at posting fixture lists

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    From my morning search, mainly Lingard I think. To be fair, the names you offered up are the ones who played poorly, particularly Blind anyway, who was also slaughtered in his thread.
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    Pogue Mahone Poster of the year 2008

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    I think all three of them played poorly and I would be critical of them too. I just find it weird that people prefer to discuss depressing crap like a poor performance from a player on the team they support when they could be hailing a really exceptional display from our best player. Against one of the best teams around. Especially with all the doubts expressed about him last season.
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    Rozay Not good at posting fixture lists

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    That's valid.
  25. Jul 27, 2017

    GDaly95 Sexist Pig

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    He's an incredible player. His entertainment value is immense, he almost always does something extremely impressive when he's on the ball. So excited about what he can do next season and beyond.

    £89m will be a snip by the time he's finished here.
  26. Jul 27, 2017

    TsuWave Full Member

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    Monster of a player. Hopefully retires a United legend
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    K2K Full Member

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    Remember the good old days of "I'd rather pay 30 mil for 3 players than pay that for him" last Summer.

    If we are going to spend heavily, do it on top top quality players like him.
  28. Jul 27, 2017

    AKDevil Full Member

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    Player of the Year this season
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    MUFC OK Full Member

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    We need to build around these players, cant sign a team of XI world beaters in one/two windows
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    CG1010 Full Member

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    After this window and the obscene prices for average players, nobody can even say that!
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    AP88 Full Member

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    Gave the ball away far too much, trying Hollywood passes. Some decent flashes, but ultimately needs to keep the ball ticking over more without his default pass being a Pirlo.
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    MyOnlySolskjaer Creator of Player Performance threads

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    Looks favourite to be captain after Carrick.
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    SirAF Ageist

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    Can't wait to see this lad in the flesh on Sunday :drool:
  34. Jul 27, 2017

    Trigg aka Trippin_Stoned

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    Wow.

    We have other players that can tick the ball over. We want him to express himself and try things others can't.
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    EyeInTheSky Full Member

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    Yeah I thought that was a bit too cryptic. Surprised no one else latched onto it from the press. Either a defender is off or baily/Lindelof has a bad injury.

    Maybe shaw is off and he's looking to try someone st left back :/
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    SATA Full Member

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    He's ours :drool:

    Now if we can get Bale in, him and Lukaku will absolutely thrive on his passes
  37. Jul 27, 2017

    Adam-Utd Part of first caf team to complete Destiny raid

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    Hi Loui x
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    Harry190 Full Member

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    I am satisfied with his progress. Now looks like the player he is supposed to be and become.

    Hopefully, the others follow suit.
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    AltiUn likes playing with swords after fantasies

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    People forget, Madrid who are currently an unbelievable team spent nearly a decade building their core, it'll take time to make us challengers.
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    Red Katie The least positive person in match threads ever

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    We need some daily Pogba thingy.

    Less important but he's been looking good in pre-season.