We learned from An­field

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sys­tem used at Juventus.

While Pogba’s sup­port­ers will might speak of a his dili­gence here when he helped close down the an­gles where Liver­pool’s de­fend­ers and mid­field might have been able to build some mo­men­tum, he of­fered ab­so­lutely noth­ing in a cre­ative sense and was slow to re­act to po­ten­tial goalscor­ing op­por­tu­ni­ties on the few oc­ca­sions when United broke from their de­fen­sive rhythm.

It re­mains to be seen whether Pogba is best suited to a No. 6 po­si­tion, a No. 8 or act­ing as a No. 10.

For £89 mil­lion and con­sid­er­ing his his­tory with the club, you’d have ex­pected some­one at United to know ex­actly what they were get­ting.

An­thony Tay­lor might be an Al­trin­cham fan af­ter all In or­der not to be­come the story and there­fore the fo­cus of the ques­tions aimed at both man­agers in the post-match press con­fer­ence, there was a feel­ing that ref­eree An­thony Tay­lor would need to de­liver a fault­less dis­play.

Tay­lor, who lives a Marouane Fel­laini mis­placed pass away from Old Traf­ford and was born in Wythen­shawe, says he sup­ports his lo­cal team, Al­trin­cham.

His ap­point­ment to this match was met by be­wil­der­ment, par­tic­u­larly from Jose Mour­inho, who sug­gested it would be “dif­fi­cult” to ref­eree a match at An­field when United are the vis­it­ing team.

It might be a chal­lenge to be­lieve some­one with even a pass­ing in­ter­est in foot­ball when they claim not to be touched by ri­valry when grow­ing up in a city with such en­trenched views about par­ti­san­ship and yet, Tay­lor’s de­meanour was cool and his de­ci­sion mak­ing, con­sis­tent. – The In­de­pen­dent


Manch­ester United’s Paul Pogba is still search­ing for the form that made United pay RM457m to buy him from Juventus. –

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