Manchester United should keep Paul Pogba on one condition, claims Paul Scholes


Paul Pogba is into the final year of his contract at Manchester United (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images,)

Paul Scholes believes Manchester United should offer Paul Pogba a new long-term deal at the club – provided he can show the form for his club that he does with his country.

The 28-year-old is out of contract at the end of the season and United are keen for him to sign a new deal, not least because they risk losing the £89million signing on a free transfer from January 1st.

Pogba hinted at a return to Juventus last week, insisting he still speaks to many of his former team-mates.

‘I always speak with former Juve team-mates like Dybala. I’m in Manchester now, I’m under contract until June then let’s see. I want to complete this season at best level – then we see,’ said Pogba.

Those comments came while Pogba was on international duty with France and he’s often accused of preserving his best performances for Didier Deschamps’ side.

Scholes is unsure whether United should keep Pogba (Credits: Webby and O’Neil show)

Scholes believes Pogba shows more discipline when playing for France and says if he can translate those displays to his performances in Manchester then he should be offered a new deal.

‘Everybody is a little bit unsure because he doesn’t do it week in and week out,’ Scholes told the Webby and O’Neil Show.

‘I think there is a big debate. You’d probably say half of people want him, the other half wouldn’t be that bothered if he went.

‘I think the middle of the pitch is a little bit of a problem for us. If he is on song and plays to his ability like he does for France every time he seems to play for them then you’ve got to try and keep him.’

Should Pogba intimate that he will not sign a new deal, United could look to cash in on him in January.

While clubs would be able to sign the Frenchman for free on a pre-contract agreement from January 1st, United could override that by…

Source : metro

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