That’s the opinion of top Liverpool and Sky Sports expert Jamie Carragher, who openly discussed the Premier League giants – and their struggles – during the last edition of Monday Night Football.
As always, Carragher was joined by former United captain Gary Neville in the studio.
Dissecting the latest Premier League action – including a heavy 4-2 loss for United to Leicester City at the King Power Stadium – the expert hinted that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had to rethink where Pogba is playing now as Ronaldo is back at Old Trafford.
Carragher has targeted the decision, due to a lack of discipline on the part of Pogba, but the ex-Liverpool player has not said he should be taken out of the failed United side.
He said: “You can’t play five offensive players, you just can’t. I said this 12 months ago, I never felt that Pogba and [Bruno] Fernandes can play together at the center of the same team.
“The first thing is that Pogba has to come out of the central midfielder, but the reason he’s playing there comes down to Ronaldo signing.
“I said when he signed it was a better signing for the Premier League than for Manchester United. As soon as he signed I knew he was the type of player you can’t leave out and have to play through the Midfield.What is the ripple effect? Pogba having moved on to left at the end of the last and early this season, United almost stumbled upon something.
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“Pogba has to play in midfield with Ronaldo coming up, he has too many options.
“But when Pogba is playing in the center, there is a disconnect there, he is not disciplined enough to play in the center midfield. I’m not saying he should be out of the squad, but he shouldn’t be in central midfield. “
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