Paul Pogba is now at the center of intrigues following reports about his contract claims at Manchester United. The Red Devils' attacking midfielder just returned recently from his injury, and it appears that his comeback is met by a lot of rumors. Meanwhile, former Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger enumerated the reasons why Paul Pogba is becoming a problem to Manchester United.
Why Pogba Is A Problem To Manchester United
Arsene Wenger recently enumerated a couple of problems with Paul Pogba at Manchester United. The former Arsenal coach thinks the 26 years old United midfielder lacks the necessary fitness, and his current mindset is restricting his performance under the supervision of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer this season. Pogba failed to get to his best form this season and missed his team's match against New Castle because of an ankle injury.
Wenger believes that his ankle injury has contributed to his sub-par performances, but according to the French pundit, Manchester United's ranking in the title race also has an impact on Pogba's mentality. Wenger told beIN Sports that since the start of the season, Paul Pogba was never really physically fit. Additionally, the former Arsenal coach noted that when a player wants to leave the team and you stop him the first thing that gets affected is his performance.
Pogba's Rumored Contract Claims
A new report surfaced today claiming that Manchester United was angered by the rumored claim that Paul Pogba is demanding for a £600,000 per week contract to stay at the Old Trafford. The team insisted that the 26 years old French midfielder has not yet made any new wage demands. Pogba has been rumored to transfer to Real Madrid this summer, but it never materialized.
He was only able to play a couple of games for Manchester United this season because of an injury, and rumors have it that he is expecting an extremely expensive new contract from the Red Devils. The rumored claim was referenced by West Ham vice-chairman Karren Brady to a report from The Sun. the article suggested that Manchester United would be better off cashing in Pogba.
Manchester United was furious at the rumored claim and said that Paul Pogba has still a couple of years left on his contract with an option of an extra year. So far, there have been no talks of a new deal, and nothing from the player's camp indicates that he is demanding an increase in his wage, United said to Daily Mail. Paul Pogba is currently focused on getting 100 percent fit to be able to help the team.