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Man Utd legend Neville: Pogba, Herrera must prove themselves against big teams

Manchester United legend Gary Neville says Paul Pogba and Ander Herrera need to prove themselves against bigger teams.

The midfield duo impressed against Leicester City on Saturday, aiding Jose Mourinho's side to a 4-1 victory to end a run of three successive losses.

Asked about whether they would be Mourinho's preferred midfielders in the future, Neville told Sky Sports: "It's too early to say, I don't think Mourinho will look at that performance and think Pogba and Herrera are his midfield two.

"For Manchester City at home or Liverpool away or Chelsea away, they still have to build up that trust to him, to us, the crowd, that they are good enough to play in these big matches.

"United have got three games in the next six that are against Chelsea, Liverpool and City.

"In those games Pogba and Herrera, if they are going to play together, can they then go and deliver in the bigger games and against the better opposition?

"That's when the ultimate test will come. But it's a good start for them today [Saturday]. They took their opportunities."

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