Solskjaer defends Pogba from following injuries and coronavirus

Tue 03 November 2020 | 16:01

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has defended Pogba and reminded that he struggled with injuries and coronavirus in recent month

Manchester United

had a weak start to the 2020-21

Premier League

season, picking up just seven points from six matches.

They have been unimpressive at home domestically, losing to

Crystal Palace





, while


held them to a 0-0 draw at Old Trafford.


admitted his mistake that led to team’s defeat against Arsenal. He tripped

Hector Bellerin

in the box as Spaniard actually headed away from goal.

Criticism against Red Devils has been countless since then, but the scrutiny against Pogba goes back further having arguably failed to enjoy a single standout match this term. However


has defend him.

  "Paul knows with that exact incident he could have done better," Solskjaer said ahead of Wednesday's Champions League trip to

Istanbul Basaksehir


"Every player is frustrated, himself too, after a defeat. We need consistency from every one of our players. 

"Paul has been going through a difficult period with injury last season, with coronavirus this season, so I think we have seen plenty of positives recently and hopefully it will continue." 

After winning over

Paris Saint-Germain

2-1 and brilliant 5-0 demolition of


, Manchester heat to Istunbul to play against Baskasehir.


source: SportMob