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Solskjaer hopeful Paul Pogba will pen new Manchester United contract

According to ESPN, Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is hopeful that Paul Pogba will commit his future to the club.

The French superstar endured a tough start to the season as he struggled with both form and injuries. Speculation regarding his future refused to die down, especially after his agent Mino Raiola’s comments.

But the arrival of Bruno Fernandes has brought with it the chance of a fresh start and the Frenchman, to his credit, has taken it. The duo have formed an impressive partnership as United go from strength to strength.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is hopeful that Paul pogba will sign a new Manchester United deal
Paul Pogba could extend his stay at Manchester United

This has renewed optimism that Pogba could yet turn his United career around. This looks to be the case with Solskjaer too as he hopes to keep his prized possession at Old Trafford. (h/t ESPN)

“I can’t comment on discussions between a player and the club but of course we want to keep the best players around the club.”

Pogba’s return to form has also supplemented his position as a key member of the squad. Solskjaer was full of praise for the Frenchman’s upswing in form and believes he is once again enjoying his game. (h/t ESPN)

Pogba's extension will end United's pursuit of Grealish
Pogba’s extension will end United’s pursuit of Grealish

“He’s enjoying his football and let’s see where it takes us.”

Pogba’s contract at the club expires next summer. However United do have the option to extend it for another year.

Scott McTominay and Nemanja Matic have recently penned new contracts. Pogba who has also been linked to Juventus and Real Madrid could follow suit. (h/t ESPN)

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According to the Telegraph, Pogba signing a new contract could spell the end of United’s pursuit of Jack Grealish.

With the future of our midfielders secure, the club will look to strengthen elsewhere.