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Man Utd boss Solskjaer to bench Pogba for Istanbul Basaksehir clash

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer plans to bench Paul Pogba for tonight's Champions League clash with Istanbul Basaksehir.

The French midfielder, 27, gave away the match-winning penalty with a rash challenge on Hector Bellerin against Arsenal at the weekend.

The Sun says Solskjaer plans to start Pogba from the bench tonight.

Ahead of tonight's Group H clash, Solskjaer said: “Paul is a fit lad.

"He knows in that exact instance he could have dealt with it better, and he held his hand up.

“Every player is frustrated with himself and disappointed after a defeat.

“We need consistency from every one of our players, that's what we want.

"Paul has been going through a difficult period with an injury last season and Covid now.

“He's working up to full fitness. We've seen plenty of positives lately and hopefully that continues."


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