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Solskjaer hints at Paul Pogba future

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has dropped a massive hint over Paul Pogba’s long-term future at Manchester United after a roller-coaster season.

Pogba spent a large portion of the 2019/20 season on the sidelines due to a nasty ankle injury, making only seven Premier League appearances before the lockdown.

But, the French superstar has been nothing short of outstanding since returning to the fold after the restart.

Pogba and Bruno Fernandes have formed up a formidable partnership in the midfield that eventually propelled Manchester United to a top-four finish in the Premier League.

Although the 27-year-old had long thought to be forcing a move to either Real Madrid or Juventus, he seems to have had a change of heart recently.

With less than 12 months left on his contract at Old Trafford, Pogba is certain to remain at Manchester United for years to come, according to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

“What Paul said was said before. Since coming back from injury has been a delight,” the Norwegian manager told Daily Mirror.

“He has worked really hard, he is happy, and he is playing well. We are going to see the best of Paul in the next couple of seasons, I’m sure.

“And I’m looking forward to seeing him grow with this team.

“He will have to be one of the leaders, one of the main figures because he is just coming to his peak time as a footballer at 27.

“I am really looking forward to working with him.”

Manchester United are readying a new contract for Pogba to tie him down to the red colors beyond summer 2021.

The World Cup winner currently earns £300,000-a-week on the name of the deal, but that salary may increase should he opts to extend his stay at the Theatre of Dreams.