Jamie Carragher says he admires Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for leaving Paul Pogba out of the workforce.
United ‘s document signing Pogba as soon as once more needed to accept a spot on the bench in Saturday’s goalless draw with Chelsea at Previous Trafford.
Solskjaer went for a extra pragmatic method in midfield, partnering Scott McTominay with Fred behind Bruno Fernandes.
That additionally left summer time recruit Donny van de Beek among the many substitutes, leaving Carragher to query his £40million signing from Ajax.
The previous Liverpool defender addressed Solskjaer’s midfield conundrum throughout the Monday Night time Soccer present on Sky Sports activities.
“I really admire Solskjaer for placing Pogba on the bench,” mentioned Carragher.
“Fernandes and Pogba just isn’t a midfield collectively and by no means will probably be. They cannot play collectively.
“Van de Beek, I do not perceive the signing. I actually do not get how he was ever going to play or the place he was going to slot in.
“As quickly as he signed, my thought was he performs quantity 10, Fernandes performs there. Pogba can play there.
“Truly, you take a look at it now and it is higher for the workforce by way of having Fred and McTominay there however Fred and McTominay as a central midfield just isn’t adequate for Manchester United to problem for the Premier League.
“The large drawback for me is Paul Pogba and has been for a very long time. I agree with Gary [Neville] that Fernandes is the person in that quantity 10 place.
“I do not understand how lengthy Ole can proceed to not choose a £90million signing [Pogba]. It is not simple for a supervisor.
“So at some stage, he’ll get again into the workforce – however him and Fernandes, for me, won’t ever work.”