Paul Pogba apologises to Manchester United fans after defeat to Man City at Old Trafford
Paul Pogba held his hand up as an apology to Manchester United fans after the loss to Manchester City
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side were looking to bounce back after their 4-0 hammering at the hands of Everton at Goodison Park on Sunday.
And United showed signs of encouragement in the first half against the Premier League champions as Pep Guardiola’s side were unable to open the scoring.
But City stepped up a gear after the break and Bernardo Silva’s low strike beat David De Gea at his near post to put the visitors in front in the 54th minute.
Jesse Lingard missed a glorious chance to equalise for United moments later and Solskjaer’s side were subsequently punished as Leroy Sane doubled City’s lead.
Pogba was slammed by United fans after their defeat to Everton after he refused to acknowledge supporters after the 4-0 defeat on Sunday.
But after being beaten by City, Pogba quickly headed down the tunnel once again but after applauding the supporters the France international held up one hand in apology in front of the Stretford End.
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Speaking before the game, former United captain slammed Pogba and called him a ‘big problem’ for Solskjaer.
‘The guy is a talented boy, but we’re saying the same things over and over again,’ said Keane.
‘The number of times I’ve seen him in games where he’s not sprinting back or running back. He’s talking about body language, throwing his arms up in the air, he’s a big problem for United.
‘I don’t know what he’s like around the training ground or when they travel, but he mentioned body language and pride, I don’t see it, I don’t see it in his performances. And my eyes don’t lie to me.
‘I’m not disagreeing he’s a talented player, but you need more than just talent. We talk about the real top players, the great players, they make their team better and they make their teammates better. He doesn’t do that. He plays for himself.’