The Manchester United star earned extra reward from his supervisor following his man-of-the-match show in opposition to Chelsea within the FA Cup
Manchester United caretaker supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer stated Paul Pogba is likely one of the greatest attacking midfielders on the planet following his efficiency within the FA Cup fifth-round victory at Chelsea.
United star Pogba scored a objective and arrange one other as he was named man of the match in Monday’s spectacular 2-Zero win away to Chelsea.
Pogba teed up Herrera for the opening objective within the 31st minute earlier than the World Cup winner acquired on the scoresheet with a towering header on the stroke of half-time.
The 25-year-old, who was despatched off in opposition to Paris Saint-Germain within the first leg of the Champions League last-16 tie, has been straight concerned in 15 targets since Solskjaer changed Jose Mourinho in December – scoring 9 targets and tallying six assists.
“He had a troublesome sport in opposition to PSG however he was most likely our greatest participant then,” Solskjaer advised reporters. “He had two or three gamers round him on a regular basis.
“Tonight [Monday] was an awesome response, enjoying in opposition to among the best defensive midfielders on the planet with [N’Golo] Kante subsequent to him.
“We all know he is among the best attacking midfielders on the planet. He has imaginative and prescient, so the cross for Ander’s objective was improbable.
“Then the way in which he performs the ball out to Marcus [Rashford] and will get into the field for the second was improbable, too.”
15 – Paul Pogba has been straight concerned in 15 targets in 12 video games in all competitions beneath Ole Gunnar Solskjaer (9 targets, 6 assists), six greater than he managed in 20 video games beneath Jose Mourinho this season (5 targets, four assists). Ruthless. #CHEMUN pic.twitter.com/BloJh38TpD
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On telling Pogba to push wider on the pitch at Stamford Bridge, Solskjaer stated: “You need him to see and discover house. He and Ander had been allowed extra freedom to roam ahead, and we would have liked extra arrivals within the field with Marcus and Romelu [Lukaku] being a bit wider as effectively.”
Whereas Pogba was named the choose of the bunch, Herrera produced one other wonderful show for Solskjaer’s aspect.
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Herrera has established himself as an ever-present within the beginning XI and he earned reward from his Norwegian boss.
“His vitality and tenaciousness is important for us,” Solskjaer stated. “That is why he performs virtually each sport. He has a great deal of vitality, covers the right-hand aspect, runs ahead.
“Tonight you’ll be able to’t simply reward one. It is 11 gamers, plus the subs. However Ander has achieved improbable.”