Guy Utd boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says he has a “gripe” with Paul Pogba over a overlooked alternative of their 3-1 victory over Tottenham on Sunday.
The Crimson Devils got here from a function down in north London to overcome Spurs due to objectives from Fred, Edinson Cavani and Mason Greenwood.
Victory noticed Guy Utd transfer seven issues clean of third-placed Leicester Town, who misplaced to West Ham on Sunday, and extra importantly 9 issues forward of fifth-placed Chelsea.
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Pogba performed smartly because the Crimson Devils managed midfield for almost all of the fit towards Jose Mourinho’s facet however Solskjaer wasn’t pleased with one facet of his peformance.
Solskjaer used to be annoyed Pogba didn’t volley the ball at function when the Frenchman tried a backheel as a uncomplicated likelihood fell to him in the second one half of.
“Yeah, he’s getting higher and higher, superb,” Solskjaer informed beIN Sports activities. “He must have scored although, he must’ve volleyed it in.
“And that’s my gripe with him and I’ll stay pestering him on that.”
In the meantime, Spurs boss Mourinho concept Pogba used to be fortunate to stick at the pitch when requested if Guy Utd have been unfortunate to have a first-half function chalked off by way of VAR.
Mourinho stated: “I believe we had been unfortunate as a result of Paul Pogba must have had a crimson card for an elbow on Serge Aurier,” the Tottenham supervisor informed Sky Sports activities. “So if you’re going to discuss VAR perhaps it’s important to move deeper than that.”
Tottenham have a deficient file of protecting directly to wins when main at half-time this season however the Portuguese concept his facet deserved “greater than what they were given” for his or her efficiency towards United.
Mourinho added: “It’s a priority. I do know one of the crucial causes, nevertheless it’s very exhausting for me [to talk about it it]. I like to reward my avid gamers for his or her effort as a result of I assumed they gave the entirety that they had. I consider they deserve greater than what they were given, so I reward them for that, however I reward United for his or her victory [as well].”
On their top-four hopes, Mourinho endured: “We’d like issues and we misplaced 3. There’s no option to run clear of that. We would have liked issues from the sport and we didn’t get them.”