POG’S IN CHARGE

Sunday Mirror (Northern Ireland) - - Nou Camp Flashback -

de­spite the Span­ish side launch­ing a charm of­fen­sive to prise him away from Old Traf­ford.

And now they are ready to show Pogba just how much they value him by giv­ing him more re­spon­si­bil­ity and mak­ing him skip­per – and will also of­fer ne­go­ti­a­tions aimed at se­cur­ing his long-term fu­ture with a new deal.

Ole Gun­nar Sol­sk­jaer wants a new leader next sea­son with cur­rent club cap­tain An­to­nio Va­len­cia leav­ing at the end of his con­tract and 33-year-old Ash­ley Young ex­pected to take more of a squad role.

Pogba, David De Gea and Chris Smalling have all worn the arm­band this sea­son.

But Sol­sk­jaer wants to make a state­ment – and he wants Pogba to fol­low in the foot­steps of leg­ends like Bryan Rob­son and Roy Keane.

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