Paul Scholes reacts to Jose Mourinho dropping Paul Pogba for Arsenal showdown - football

Paul Scholes reacts to Jose Mourinho dropping Paul Pogba for Arsenal showdown



Paul Pogba was surprisingly named on the bench against Arsenal (Getty Images)
Paul Scholes has backed Jose Mourinho’s decision to drop Paul Pogba to the bench against Arsenal by saying that the Frenchman cannot be trusted.
Mourinho rang the changes for United’s meeting with Arsenal at Old Trafford, making seven in total from the team that drew 2-2 with Southampton.
Pogba’s demotion was certainly the headline news and before the game, Mourinho explained that both he and Romelu Lukaku had been left out for ‘technical and tactical’ reasons.
It appears to be the latest installment in the ongoing saga between Mourinho and Pogba this season but Scholes sympathised with the decision saying United are still waiting on the 25-year-old to ‘mature’ as a player.
Speaking on BT Sport, Scholes said: ‘Pogba was poor at the weekend [against Southampton]. He can’t trust him, how can you trust him when he’s giving the ball away so often"
‘You think about him at Juventus where he was very good, but he always played in a wider position
‘The manager there Allegri couldn’t trust him in that central position. This is the performance you get from him where he can’t seem to pass a ball without doing a trick or a flick.
‘You just hope some day the penny will drop with him. He’s getting to an age now where you think it should be but performances are showing it’s taking him too long for him to b...
source: metro-arsenal
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