the Fall has been stormy for Manchester United. And the longer time went on, the more it appeared that the relationship between the world cup, Paul Pogba and manager José Mourinho had reached the end. Pogba was placed in the Yellow seemingly spacious freezer, at the same time as the teams went to the sporting decline.
finally, it was about Paul Pogba or Jose Mourinho. Who of them would be sacrificed?
It was Mourinho.
shows that the club previously had acted differently when similar situations occurred.
Former manager sir Alex Ferguson got rid of players he came on the edge. Regardless of their status.
Jaap Stam was shipped off to Lazio, Roy Keane had to seek a new happiness in the scottish and Celtic, Ruud van Nistelrooy was sold, as well as David Beckham, to Real Madrid when they became uncomfortable.
Now acting Manchester United in a new way. Paul Pogba was considered to be such a heavy investment that it instead was sacrificed by Mourinho.
" this is the Paul (Pogba) I know, and have known since he played in the reserve - and juniorlaget, explained Solskjær after the victory against Huddersfield on boxing day.
" Paul loves playing for this club, he is a United guy plain and simple, and he knows what it means to play for Manchester United.
after José Mourinho on december 19. The contract extends the season out. Then, a new, permanent solution has to be done.
the Norwegian, strengthened their shares to be the solution United search by three days later play just the attackfotboll Pogba called for in the autumn. And it gave results.
Already after three minutes in Cardiff arranged Pogba the free kick that led to the 1-0. And then rolled it on. Pogba played until both 2-0 and 5-1, and ceded a penalty kick to Jesse Lingard.
On boxing day raised Pogba bar. The frenchman scored two of the goals after Huddersfield were defeated at home with 3-1. His first spelmål in three months.Averages of Paul Pogba has received a new impetus, with Ole Gunnar Solskjær as manager. Photo: GEOFF CADDICK
could sir Alex enjoy. And the question is how much impact he had when Mourinho was kicked and Solskjær projektanställdes?
It is sir Alex who was schooled Solskjær, taught him the practice of the offensive football during Ferguson's time pervaded the team.
Solskjær may look like a ”glad gutt”. But behind his babyface is an extremely determined person, a great winning instinct that does not leave anything to chance.
has revealed that he is already on his first training with United in 2002, heard someone behind his back, questioning if he really was worth the just over 300 million that Ferguson bought him from Leeds?
When Ferdinand turned to see if it was Roy Keane or Nicky Butt that opened its beak, he met an amused smile from Solskjær.
, and has a special relationship with the United fans. During eleven seasons as a player, he scored 126 goals in league and cup games. The most important came three minutes into stoppage time in the Champions League final in 1999. A goal that meant that United defeated Bayern Munich 2-1, after an unlikely turn of events.
A knee injury meant that Solskjær was forced to stop playing in the summer of 2007. But he remained in the club. First, in Ferguson anfallscoach, and then he was in charge of call up from the summer of 2008 until december 2010.
Among the young players like Solskjær coached before he moved home to the Norwegian Molde noticed Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard.
was Solskjær back in the Premier League, as manager for Cardiff. He came to a team that was in free fall, and failed miserably. Meager 12 points in 18 games meant that Cardiff finished last.
the Trend continued in the autumn of the Championship, Solskjær was fired already after seven rounds.
He moved back to Molde. As late as the 3rd of december in the year extended he's contract until 2021, but is now on loan to Manchester United six months.
was United eleven points from the top four in the league, and a full 19 points behind the leading Liverpool.
Trepoängarna against Cardiff and Huddersfield have shrunk the distance to the fjärdeplacerade Chelsea. But much work remains to be done. It is all about retaining the joy of playing as Pogba, Juan Mata, Marcus Rashford and the other who openly criticised by Mourinho now suddenly showing.
the Closest to waiting for Bournemouth at home on 30 december, and then Newcastle away on 2 January. But the season is long. Solskjær and Pogba has a tough journey ahead of him.
in the Autumn with Mourinho means that the space for error is limited, not to say already filled.