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Paul Pogba 2018-19 Performances

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5.6 Average rating
20 Appearances
5 Goals
6 Assists
2 Yellow cards
  1. Dec 6, 2018

    NinjaFletch Full Member

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    I'm not asking you to believe me that he did nor to agree with booing a player. I'm asking you to recognise the fact that the accusation was levelled against him during, and in the immediate aftermath of the game – both before Castle's article came out. You can think that the accusation is misplaced, as perhaps did the majority of people who did not boo, but it doesn't change anything. Once that is recognised then all it becomes about is a simple point: people feel strongly about players they feel have let down the team because of a lack of effort.

    Whether that pales in comparison to what Mourinho has or hasn't done is somewhat besides the point. If anything, I guess it just shows you how strained the relationship between Pogba and match day fans has become if he can't even win a popularity contest with a manger that most people will agree with you about.
  2. Dec 6, 2018

    Devil may care Full Member Verified Moaner

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    Than frankly I have to ask what the hell is going on in the heads of these fans, because it makes zero sense and feels like purely an agenda against a single player, because the evidence is there that shows it's not about their keen perception of disrespect, it's only noticed by this select bunch when it's someone they were evidently waiting to have a go at. However I remain by my point that had Mourinho not fed Castles the "virus" article, those boo's would never have happened last night, it just utterly sickens me that we are seeing this toxicity at the club and the anger being directed at the wrong person, because make no mistake, if Mourinho sees off Pogba he'll find another "virus" to level the blame at when we continue to be shit, use the old Jedi Mind trick on the simpler folks to deflect blame from himself.

    The attitude of several of our players is questionable, but working under him I sympathize, if you're not a grafting steelface then he doesn't care for you, and if you are a creative player or risk taker you are the antithesis of what he sees football as, it's no coincidence that Pogba and Bailly are two he's fallen out with or the fact he barely played Fred, it's a miracle that Martial has scored so many goals under him in truth, perhaps he's not the spineless wet weekend some of our own fans branded him because he's not all hyper energy like Rashford and Lingard.
  3. Dec 6, 2018

    red4ever 79 Full Member

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    Anyone have a gif of the booing. I had the volume right down as the little one was sleeping.
  4. Dec 6, 2018

    12OunceEpilogue Full Member

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    I thought Herrera was one of our better performers.
  5. Dec 6, 2018

    Habs Full Member

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    He's a miserable prick, even before the game started and at half time when he was walking down the touchline all the fans were shouting his name and saying positive things so he would look over, when he looked over he gave the dirtiest look like he's being tortured here. Everyone around us noticed, it's clear he really doesn't want to be here and he's not happy.

    There's no doubt he is our best player, but that doesn't excuse him from some of the disgraceful performances he has put in, its not even the fact that he has an off day he just doesn't even try! He thinks he is better than us and rather than putting in 100% in every game until he gets his move like a professional, he is just deciding what game he wants to actually turn up and when not. I rather he leave and we get in someone with half his talent who really wants to be here and play for this club.
  6. Dec 6, 2018

    poleglass red Full Member

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    Sane at City. I'd say a big part of his change in fortunes has been himself finally putting in the effort to match his undoubted ability. Pep had issues with him, he didn't make the Germany world cup team. His workrate was poor, now this season he's been up and down the wings, his workrate has been excellent as has his form. No doubt Pep had some input but the player has to take a big part in it as well and now both are reaping the rewards.
  7. Dec 6, 2018

    el3mel Full Member

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    Exactly. Simply a player has a job to do + the manager of course. Otherwise if the player is a hardworker then we should throw the full praise at the manager then as much as we're blaming him for the lazy work rate ? Doesn't make sense. Being lazy or hardworker is something you praise or blame the player for. Putting a suitable formation and putting the player in his correct position and provide the platform for him to perform is something you praise or blame the manager for. Each one has his job to do.
  8. Dec 6, 2018

    EasyE New Member

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    Not sure how people are saying he was lazy when he came on. Pitch side it was anything but.
  9. Dec 6, 2018

    GM K Full Member

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    In the next game or two, Pogba will put up jaw dropping performances and the tone here will change. He will be hailed as the best thing the world has seen since Ruth Graves Wakefield invented cookies. In the game after, Pogba will flop again and the tone here will change again. He will be termed as a scam. In the game that follows that, he will flick, turn and do three cross field crosses that will leave fans eating from his palms. This will go on until Jose is fired, until United finds another super star, until Raola gets Pogba his next big deal.
  10. Dec 6, 2018

    kouroux 45k posts to finally achieve this tagline

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    Reading what I posted I realize the last part of it makes it seem like I say the complete opposite of what I actually meant. I 100% agree with you, I think Pogba would be incredible under a proper manager and not a fraud/dinosaur
  11. Dec 6, 2018

    Devil may care Full Member Verified Moaner

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    Gotcha, I think the same is happening to some of our CB's as well, Mourinho has constructed a narrative since the summer that we desperately need a CB, now I am not saying we couldn't get an upgrade but their performances are bound to suffer when all they hear for months on end is that they need replacing, yet did you see the Mersyside derby? I saw a team with Yerry Mina and Michael Keane play attacking, front foot football away at Anfield with those 2 at CB becuase obviously the man management and system coaching is good, you cannot tell me either of those 2 are better than some of the CB's we have. This manager is distorting everything at the club to defelct from the biggest problem, him.
  12. Dec 6, 2018

    In Rainbows Full Member

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    Funny how those fans always defend themselves with "what's wrong with showing support at the ground", but when it comes to players like Fellaini and Pogba, that goes out the window. The manager cult is something else. Can't bring themselves to boo the manager, but can boo players.
  13. Dec 6, 2018

    bucky Full Member

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    Your response:

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  14. Dec 6, 2018

    billybee99 New Member

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    Read their honours list since he left.
  15. Dec 6, 2018

    Bestietom Full Member

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    He's our best player, but Mourinho can't get the best out of him, and never will. One of them will have to go.
  16. Dec 6, 2018

    Craig Ward Full Member

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    Sooner Pogba leaves the better for me.

    Under performed from the day he arrived.

    Wrong attitude for a utd player (which we already knew from his 1st stint here).

    A statement signing gone wrong. Big time wrong
  17. Dec 6, 2018

    roonster09 Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    :lol: I knew someone would post that.
  18. Dec 6, 2018

    Dan_F Full Member

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    I highly doubt you get to be at the level Pogba is at by being a lazy bastard.
  19. Dec 6, 2018

    Stepney73 New Member

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    This

    Fergie had this guy worked out years ago.

    He needs to be at PSG and showboat against cannon fodder week in week out
  20. Dec 6, 2018

    RooneyLegend Full Member

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    Lucky for them the club isn't run by someone like you hence they'd get back someone like Bonucci. The man is a 3 time league team of the year member, they'd love him back.
  21. Dec 6, 2018

    shamans Hoser

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    Exactly. This argument in itself is so lazy.
  22. Dec 6, 2018

    Craig Ward Full Member

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    He's playing at Sunday league level currently.

    Way he loses the ball carelessly and jus stays still doing absolutely nothing about it sums his utd career up for me. Total flop
  23. Dec 6, 2018

    LJJT New Member

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    His attitude stinks, body language is awful, his performances are poor or average at best. He’s not good enough, he’s all hype. Sell him whilst he’s got some time on contract left to get a good price for him. Reading Paul Inces comments before and he’s right. If Pogba was half the player Ince was for us I’d tolerate him more but I’ve had enough now. He’s not good enough, half the squad isn’t
  24. Dec 6, 2018

    In Rainbows Full Member

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    Don't you mean the entire squad seeing as Pogba isn't good enough for you?
  25. Dec 7, 2018

    jmaggio Banned

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    Imagine if he had the sort of passion for the club that Herrera does, what a player he would be then.
  26. Dec 7, 2018

    mariner85 New Member

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    I don't understand how fans can back Pogba. He is paid millions to play for our club and he puts in a half arsed attempt.
    No matter what I feel about Mourinho, he is not wearing a nursery and playing like he doesn't care. Should just drop Pogba till he wants give a shit.
  27. Dec 7, 2018

    RedorDead21 Full Member

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    We know unhappy players don't play to their max. You can discuss the rights or wrongs of that on here to eternity but its kinda irrelevant beyond knowing its a fact. If they were both in season 1 here I'd side with Mou as I think 90% of fans would but Mou had had his time to make it work here. We will hopefully get to see Pogs under another manager before he leaves to Real or wherever. He's obviously got more issues than Mou between him and a Ballon D'or and he wouldn't be the first french maverick to have notions of grandeur...
  28. Dec 8, 2018

    Handsome Devil Full Member

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    Pogs? Mou? Stop this Sunspeak now!!
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    .Rossi ever get that feeling of déjà vu?

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    I'm not a mod so I'm not hypocritical.

    I'm just following their example
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    LoveFootball New Member

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    Feel sorry for him. He should leave for his own good. He's getting the Martial's treatment by our own fans calling him a virus now. He's a great player and deserves better than what he's getting here. Not long ago he was a star player in the WC, he's been our best player since he came back, without him City would have humiliated us at their ground last season. Pogba has giving to this club more than the club gave him back, but he's apparently "a virus".

    But Mourinho, the man who have disrespected the club several times, the man who downed tools and is the main reason we're in this shamble, that man Mourinho is worshiped at OT.

    What's happened to this club?
  31. Dec 8, 2018

    Minimalist Full Member

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    Fcuking crap today, wasn't he?
  32. Dec 8, 2018

    abdo99 Full Member City Lover

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  33. Dec 8, 2018

    Fridge chutney Full Member

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    We better not sell him because of Mourinho.
  34. Dec 8, 2018

    Amar__ Not so Full Member

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    I am not on Mourinho's side by anymeans here, and I would choose Pogba any day over him, we aren't in a position to lose good players anymore. However, I am glad that we are playing well without him just to shut up people who overrate him that much. Not worth losing him, but he is nowhere as good as some people make him out to be. He only needs two good performances against weak opposition for some people to call him best midfielder in the league, which is really annoying.
  35. Dec 8, 2018

    Brophs The one and only

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    Dearie me.
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    cyberman Full Member

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    We have never tolerated laziness at this club.
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    red4ever 79 Full Member

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    Should be nowhere near the first team on form, never mind attitude. Let the virus sulk on the bench
  38. Dec 8, 2018

    In Rainbows Full Member

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    Why back any player outside of de Gea then? That's my problem with you guys who are lapping up Mourinho's rhetoric. I still don't understand how people have forgotten in this very short season thus far how he's been one of our best players. He's on a short leash though while the likes of Matic is able to play lazy and be an automatic starter.

    The fans are a bunch of weirdos. They're too noble to boo the manager, but are perfectly fine booing our own players. The hypocrisy is frustrating.

    We have and it's called letting Matic play every match. Or did people forget how lazy he was on those goals against Juve? Or does that not count for laziness unless Mou has Castles call him out for being a virus?
  39. Dec 8, 2018

    Art Art the artist

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    In Rainbows Full Member

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    Sick of his propaganda. I guess being awful week in week out is the right mentality to have.