Former Manchester United star Louis Saha has compared Paul Pogba with Paul Scholes in the aftermath of the Red Devils’ FA Cup triumph over Arsenal on Saturday. The France international has experienced an upheaval in league form since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took charge at the helm and Saha has now gone to compare the midfielder with one of the club’s greats. Speaking on Sky Sports, Saha said: “Paul Scholes is a genius, he was a genius. He had the brain, the vision, the consistency of his passing was just brilliant. He won’t be having a go at me by saying
Former Manchester United star Louis Saha does not believe Zinedine Zidane is the right person to take over the reins from Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford. Mourinho has come for plenty of criticism from the fans after witnessing the club make their worst-ever top-flight start in 28 years and they are already suggestions that he could be axed in the forthcoming weeks. Amidst this, former Real Madrid boss Zidane has been strongly linked with the head coach position but Saha does not feel the Frenchman would be the right-choice, given United do not have the same calibre of squad like
Louis Saha has been critical of Anthony Martial for his public desire to leave Manchester United in the summer. The French striker has become marginalised since Jose Mourinho came to the club. He moved to United back in 2015 for an initial figure of £ 36 million. Louis van Gaal was the manager who brought him to Old Trafford and the United may have had to pay close to £ 60 million based on performance-related bonuses. This made him one of the most expensive teenagers in history. Back then, the former Monaco player signed a four-year contract with the club.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has heaped praise on Ivan Perisic after he starred during Croatia’s semi-final triumph over England. The Inter Milan star contributed a goal and an assist against the Three Lions to earn the man of the match accolade and following the game, Mourinho was full of praise for the 29-year-old. Speaking to RT Sport, Mourinho was impressed with the qualities of Perisic, who was one United’s radar during the previous summer transfer window, he said: “Perisic is the kind of winger that is different to the others.Normally you look at wingers and they are just fast
Former Manchester United star Louis Saha has slammed Anthony Martial for trying to pursue a fresh challenge away from Old Trafford this summer. The France international found himself out of favour under Jose Mourinho during the second half of last season and his agent has recently suggested that he could part ways with the Mancunian giants. In regards to this, Saha believes his compatriot should have more patience in order to realise his ambition with the Red Devils, he said: “I think it’s a shame to see him wanting to leave already. I recognise for example when David Bellion was
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has insisted that he would not come in the way of assistant Rui Faria, should he get the opportunity to manage an elite club. The Portuguese has recently emerged as a shock contender to succeed Arsene Wenger at Arsenal next season. During his weekly press conference, Mourinho was quizzed about the possibility of letting Faria leave for a managerial role to which he replied: “You ask me if I think it would be a good fit and I say ‘yes’. And I say it because he is more than my assistant, he is my friend.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has dismissed the ongoing speculation linking him with a potential exit from Old Trafford. The Special One has deemed as ‘garbage’ while stressing that he is fully committed to the club’s cause. Speaking in a press-conference ahead of the Derby County game, he said: “I say garbage. I don’t find a better word than to define the talk. The worst thing someone can do is put one inch of doubt into my professionalism, to every detail related to my job, so yes the garbage news affected me just on this aspect because it’s something I
Manchester United head coach Jose Mourinho was pleased to have watched Romelu Lukaku end his goalless streak for the Red Devils on Saturday. The Belgium international netted the final goal in a 4-1 rout of Newcastle United, and thereby ended a lean run which started in October. Following the game, Mourinho was delighted to see Lukaku back in the goals, he said: “He is a striker and strikers like to score goals. It is not a problem for me if he works like he always does and he doesn’t score goals but for their self-esteem, their confidence, strikers like to