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Discussion in 'Foreign Leagues' started by maco, Aug 12, 2011.
I'm sure we will. Got a great shot on him too.
When I watched him a few times last season I must say I was impressed by his discipline. He seems to know the right time to use some flair or play the simple short pass.
Very important attribute to have.
That is why he is ahead of Morrison in terms of development.
what i seen off him i like, fergie always sees the youth and gives them there chance so io hope he gets his chance this year
im sure he will after reading fergie comments that he needs to play because he is at the stage where he wants to play games
Burnley boss runs rule over Manchester United whizzkid (From Lancashire Telegraph)
BURNLEY manager Eddie Howe is running the rule over Manchester United starlet Paul Pogba as he looks for loan window reinforcements.
Clarets boss Howe was in the crowd to see United’s young side beat Fulham and go top of the Premier Reserve League at Altrincham’s Moss Road ground on Monday night, with Pogba understood not to be the only player under his watch.
And although the 33-year-old has come in for criticism in some quarters for a lack of experience in his squad, following the departure of older figures such as captain Graham Alexander and Clarke Carlisle during the summer, and more recently Wade Elliott, 18-year-old Pogba would offer a boost to the midfield engine room.
The Frenchman has been described as a cross between Patrick Vieira and Abou Diaby because of his power and dribbling skills.
As well as an eye for goal, he possesses leadership skills having captained his country at Under 16 level.
He was tipped to make his debut in last season’s FA Cup clash with Southend, although he has yet to make a senior appearance for the Reds.
But there are fears the young midfield dynamo could be out of Burnley’s reach.
Pogba has been earmarked to be involved in next week’s Carling Cup third round clash at Leeds United, and in the rounds after that if they are successful at Elland Road.
And United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has not ruled out the chance of him making a Premier League breakthrough this season.
“Pogba’s in the first-team training set-up now, so that’s the first step,” he said.
“After that, it’ll likely depend on when we decide to make changes.
"He’ll probably be involved in the League Cup and that’ll be his chance to establish himself in the squad.”
Financing a loan deal for one of the Premier League’s hottest prospects could also prove to be a stumbling block for the Clarets, who have made severe cuts to the wage bill since the end of last season.
While getting him into the CC line-up would be great, it would depend on the line-up. I hope he gets a chance to play with the real first team a few times this season.
Gotta set him up to succeed.
Exactly. don't want to see him loaned out, he needs a few games with the first team to see if he can step up the level yet
Burnley would be a pretty good move for him. Fairly local and it sounds like he'd get plenty of playing time.
Tunnlicliffe had never played a senior game when he got loaned out, plus Pogba is certainly physically mature enough to handle men's football.
Maybe next season, but I just really hope we give him a few games ourselves first to see how he does.
We're gonna get lucky one day and have a gem like Pogba jump right into the first team without a loan spell. It would be groovy to see.
I can't see him going out on loan until after January. I think he's good enough to challenge for a place, or will be very soon.
He's training with the first team now, so if he can impress in his first few appearances, which will be coming up soon, he'll be in the manger's plans for the rest of the season.
im not sure I want him to go on loan. Im pretty sure he will make it to the first team without that part tbh
Apparently the Burnley supporters are crying out for an experienced central midfielder to come in, they're sick of kids. Someone should phone them up and suggest they forget about Pogba, as he's so close to the first team set up now, as apparently there's this other guy available at United, hugely experienced, in his early 20's but has Champions league goals under his belt and whatnot, and he's an Irish international... oh, and he's called 'Darron Gibson' >_> <_<
couldn't agree more
Think we should loan him out to a championship side to get experience, or even a PL side.
The loans Cleverley had last 2 years and the loan Wellbeck had made them players they are today(the fast improvement), do you remember Wellbeck before he left?
Its ok not to loan if you are planning to give him at least 15-20 matches a year(reserves dont count). Thats the problem with Macheda , every squad player had a part to play @ Benfica but he didnt even travel
Pogba would have done a better job then Carrick against Benfica.