Manchester United: Solskjaer Says Paul Pogba No longer Focused On Contract Talks

Manchester United remain in talks with Paul Pogba over a new contract but they are not the immediate focus of the midfielder, according to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.  (More Football News) Pogba came off the bench to send United into the quarter-finals of the Europa League, his close-range finish securing a 1-0 win at San Siro and a 2-1…

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Manchester United stay in talks with Paul Pogba over a brand unusual contract nonetheless they're no longer the instantaneous focal point of the midfielder, in conserving with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.  (Extra Soccer Data)

Pogba came off the bench to send United into the quarter-finals of the Europa League, his close-vary stay securing a 1-0 expend at San Siro and a 2-1 combination success over Milan. 

The France huge title is out of contract at the tip of next season and has been heavily linked with a return to Juventus. 

Solskjaer believes Pogba's performance illustrated his affection for the club, nonetheless contract discussions are no longer at the forefront of his thoughts. 

"I ponder all people within the crew, Paul incorporated, are comely though-provoking on doing as effectively as we can this season," Solskjaer urged a media convention prior to Sunday's FA Cup quarter-final with Leicester City.   

"I originate no longer ponder any energy may per chance per chance per chance be feeble on the speculation. Needless to claim we now bask in bought discussions and talks, once you gaze Paul taking half in like this, aid training, it reveals how great he cares for us, how great he enjoys taking half in and how great we can make the most of him taking half in." 

Solskjaer just is not any longer awaiting Pogba taking half within the corpulent sport against Leicester, though he's assured the World Cup winner can mild bask in an affect. 

"We will wish to behold how long he can play," Solskjaer added. "I originate no longer ponder he can closing 90 minutes, I'm no longer certain he can inaugurate. 

"You gaze the influence he can originate if he comes on as a sub. If he feels okay, perchance we can inaugurate him as effectively. I hope he's prepared to inaugurate."


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Marcus Rashford is a doubt after making design for Pogba with an obvious hurt, while Edinson Cavani may per chance per chance well once more leave out out with a knock. 

Anthony Martial has overlooked the closing two games with a hip hurt, though he has mild been picked within the France squad for this month's World Cup qualifiers. 

On the other hand, Solskjaer just is not any longer concerned by Martial's inclusion by Didier Deschamps. 

"I comely prefer Anthony match. Identical with Paul, we comely prefer them to transfer and play. They've overlooked too many games," said Solskjaer.  

"This turned into once a hip hurt he bought against Milan every week ago. We hoped he turned into once going to be prepared for West Ham. Then he may per chance per chance per chance not originate that one, he turned into once with regards to getting match for this one [Milan second leg], confidently he'll originate Sunday. 

"We're no longer certain, because it is not reacted how we'd prefer. It'll comely profit him if he's match ample to transfer with France and play."

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