‘Why are Manchester United putting up so much Pogba on Instagram, he doesn’t want to play for us’: Former England midfielder and Red Devils fan Lianne Sanderson hits out at social media promotion of wantaway star
- The unsettled midfielder has been heavily linked with Juventus and Real Madrid
- His agent has been less than complimentary about key figures at Old Trafford
- But Pogba was heavily promoted by the club’s social media accounts this week
- Outspoken former England forward and Reds fan Sanderson was not impressed
Former England forward and Manchester United fan Lianne Sanderson has hit out at the club’s social media promotion of wantaway star Paul Pogba.
The unsettled midfielder, 27, who has just over a year left on his contract, has been heavily linked with Juventus and Real Madrid despite missing much of the season through injury.
His agent Mino Raiola has stated recently that he wants to bring a ‘great footballer’ to Real this summer, while he has been less than complimentary about key figures at Old Trafford.
Paul Pogba was at the centre of Manchester United’s social media activity this week
Despite doubts about his future at United, Pogba was heavily promoted by the club’s social media accounts following a podcast on the official website this week.
But the move did not go well with outspoken former England forward and Manchester United fan Sanderson.
She tweeted: ‘Why are Man United putting so much up about Pogba on insta.He doesn’t want to play for us, that’s pretty obvious.
‘Just because he’s free styling doesn’t mean he wants to play for us
The Reds midfielder took part in a podcast on the club’s official website this week
Several extracts from the podcast were promoted on the club’s social media accounts
‘Please don’t @ me about chances he creates. Him and his agent have caused nothing but headache.’
In the podcast, Pogba says he is ‘more hungry’ to succeed after missing most of the season with injury.
The France international has not played since December 26, having suffered a further setback following an early-season foot problem.
Former England forward and Manchester United fan Lianne Sanderson was not impressed
Pogba told the United Podcast he has been ‘frustrated for a long time’ but will resume training when the club return after the coronavirus pandemic.
‘I’m almost there; I’m just thinking about training with the team,’ he said.
The World Cup winner had surgery in January and has been limited to eight appearances this season.
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