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Exclusive: Silvestre urges Man Utd to re-sign Pogba - ‘Different to any other player’

Mikael Silvestre has urged Manchester United to re-sign Paul Pogba.

It has been a summer of optimism at Old Trafford following an excellent recruitment drive.

The Red Devils added Jadon Sancho and Raphael Varane before signing club legend Cristiano Ronaldo just before the window closed last Tuesday.

However, the uncertainty of Pogba's future remains a problem for the Premier League giants.

The Frenchman has started the season in terrific form, with United collecting seven points from their opening three games.

Pogba, whose contract expires in June 2022, has been targeted by Real Madrid, Juventus and PSG.

And Silvestre, who won four Premier League titles with United, believes his former club should keep Pogba, who he says brings something unique to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's squad.

"I'm a Manchester United and Paul Pogba fan, I would like to see him extend his stay with the club and help the club win trophies again," Silvestre told TribalFootball.com, on behalf of NetBet.

"I wouldn't say it's impossible to get him to sign a new contract, it's possible that he will sign at some point.

"I believe it would benefit not only the squad, but the club as well because it would be a great boost.

"It shows the club is going in the right direction by keeping hold of someone like Paul Pogba.

"He's an important player to this team, he has qualities different to any other player in the squad which can be the difference.

"Sometimes he can lack consistency, but he's a huge player for Manchester United and hopefully he will sign a new contract."

Pogba came through United's academy before moving to Juventus in 2012.

The 28-year-old won four Serie A titles with the Bianconeri before returning to Old Trafford in 2016.


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