September 21, 2019
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Paul Pogba and Man Utd manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer slammed by Premier League legend Matt Le Tissier

Manchester United star Paul Pogba has been slammed by the Premier League legend (Picture: Getty)

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has been accused of caring more about promoting himself than focusing on scoring penalties by Premier League legend Matt Le Tissier.

Pogba missed from the spot as the Red Devils were held to a 1-1 draw at Wolves last month, a week after Marcus Rashford scored a penalty in the 4-0 win over Chelsea.

The French World Cup winner often adopts a bizarre and controversial technique when stepping up for spot-kicks and Le Tissier has criticised his approach.

Paul Pogbas penalty record is far worse than that of Marcus Rashford, Le Tissier told the Daily Mirror.

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I was never overly keen on Pogbas run-up because it used to take so long, it became a bit of theatre and he wasnt taking it seriously.

It was all about trying to promote himself as being the big showman and the big Here I am without concentrating on the job in hand.

The way Rashford takes penalties is actually far better and if I was the manager he would be the designated penalty-taker.

Le Tissier has also criticised Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for the shootout shenanigans that have played out at Old Trafford this season.

Matt Le Tissier has also criticised Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Matt Le Tissier has also criticised Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (Picture: Getty)

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After Pogba stepped up against Wolves, Rashford resumed penalty-taking duties against Crystal Palace, only to then miss himself.

Le Tissier added: It does cause confusion if you have two nominated penalty-takers and you just go, Well, lets see who fancies it on the day.

Thats not professional, its amateurish, schoolboy stuff and that comes down to the manager.

In that situation, the manager needs to be stronger and just go, Right, youre the best at penalties, youre my penalty-taker, if youre not on the pitch then he can take them, but up until that point, you take themRead More – Source

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