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Ex-Crystal Palace owner Jordan understands Man Utd fans jeering Pogba

Former Crystal Palace owner Simon Jordan can understand Manchester United fans jeering Paul Pogba during victory over Norwich City.

Pogba was jeered by his own supporters when he was substituted during the closing stages of the second half before sarcastically cupping his ear to the crowd in response.

Jordan is adamant that the Frenchman has made a rod for his own back, though, by failing to live up to expectations over the course of his five-year spell at Old Trafford.

"People say fans shouldn't boo Paul Pogba [but] he reaps what he sows," Jordan told talkSPORT when quizzed on Pogba. "He's earned what he's got, he's got that relationship with the fans because of his performances over four or five years.

"He played for a very good French side at that particular tournament when they won the World Cup, which he wasn't the best player in by a country mile. He was part of a very cohesive and good unit that made up for some of the things he didn't do.

"Juventus was the same, so here he comes into United with all that goes around him. I'm tired of players that go into clubs like this, that don't do what they should do.

"The fact of the matter is that he's been appalling for United over the five seasons he's been there, a complete and utter waste of time. He's embodied the spirit of why United have declined.

"This feeling of the players being more important than the club, this feeling of lack of cohesion, the whole aspect of United is undermined by the group of players that are in there that won't start themselves.

"The attitude in this club is awful right now and Pogba is the embodiment of it."


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