Ole Gunnar Solskjær is convinced Paul Pogba wants to stay at Manchester United and is hopeful the midfielder will feature in their Premier League opener against Chelsea at Old Trafford next Sunday, providing the Frenchman returns to training problem-free. Solskjær also confirmed he spoke to Romelu Lukaku about his conduct after the striker divulged confidential details of a training sprint session on social media. The striker has since removed a tweet he posted on Friday, of which Solskjær took a dim view, but the United manager now considers the “case closed”.
Pogba and Lukaku, both of whom have been heavily linked with moves away from the club, were absent as United rounded off pre-season in style in Cardiff, beating Milan on 5-4 penalties to maintain their 100% record this summer.
Pogba said “it could be a good time for a new challenge” in June, while Lukaku is keen on a move to Serie A, with Juventus and Internazionale interested. Read more