Listed here are your Manchester United night headlines for Friday, October 16.
United prolong Pogba contract
Manchester United have triggered a one-year extension in Paul Pogba’s contract.
The midfielder had raised doubts about his Previous Trafford future after once more expressing an curiosity in becoming a member of Actual Madrid.
Pogba, 27, mentioned on worldwide obligation final week that ‘all footballers wish to play for Actual Madrid’ and it’s a ‘dream’ for him to affix the Spanish membership.
The French worldwide was within the final 12 months of his contract however United have opted to increase his current deal for an extra twelve months.
Supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer mentioned at his pre-match press convention: “Paul’s our participant.
“He’s going to be right here for one more two years and I’m positive Paul is targeted on doing his greatest for us and we wish to see one of the best of Paul.
“I’m positive within the subsequent couple of years we’ll get one of the best out of him.”
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Van de Beek ready to play out of place to assist United
Dutch midfielder Donny van de Beek could be completely happy to play on the left wing if he’s requested to take action by Manchester United this season, MEN Sport perceive.
United supervisor Solskjaer beforehand hinted that the 23-year-old, who signed from Ajax in the summertime, may characteristic in that place sooner or later in the course of the 2020/2021 marketing campaign.
Sources near the participant reiterated to MEN Sport that Van de Beek ‘will play wherever the coach wants him’ , with him understanding the larger wants of the workforce forward of his personal preferences.
He might make his first league begin for United this weekend once they journey to Newcastle United on Saturday night time.
Solskjaer stands as much as critics over poor United kind
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has accused exterior voices of making a ‘division’ at Manchester United following their dreadful begin to the season.
The Reds have misplaced two of their three Premier League video games this season, conceding 11 targets.
Bruno Fernandes was substituted at half-time within the 6-1 defeat at house to Tottenham Hotspur, resulting in rumours of a bust-up between Solskjaer and the Portuguese.
Fernandes claimed experiences of dressing room rancour had been created to ‘destabilise the group’, and ‘what was mentioned on no account true’.
“We all know any little likelihood from exterior that wishes to create a division,” Solskjaer mentioned .
“Bruno spoke very well the opposite day about [how] we’re united and have to remain collectively.
“We will’t take heed to everybody exterior, we’ve simply obtained to get on with it.”