Tuesday 17 September 2019

Roy Keane claims Paul Pogba's biggest problem at Man United is the lack of quality around him

Paul Pogba and (inset) Roy Keane
Paul Pogba and (inset) Roy Keane

Aidan Fitzmaurice

Roy Keane believes that Paul Pogba has suffered at Manchester United because of the atmosphere in the first team squad.

Keane is in Dublin helping the Ireland squad prepare for Monday’s friendly against France, Pogba among the French players ready to test Ireland. The Corkman claims he prospered at United because of the players around him - and he does not see that now.

“He’s a good player. Would he feel he could have had a better season? Probably,” said Keane of Pogba.

“Usually the good players are quite critical of themselves. When you play for Man United and you don’t win a trophy you probably would be critical of yourself.

“I like him, I think he’s a good player, a good kid. He probably needs better help around him, good influences around the training ground.

“I was the luckiest man on the planet when I was a player, I always had good lads around me, senior players who led by example. Pogba probably doesn’t have that at United.”

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