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Should Pogba be immune from criticism

this season?

I was a critic of his last season but this season I look at who's around him and it almost seems impossible to say anything bad about him.

He wanted to leave and didn't kick up much of a fuss unlike that bafoon Lukaku who is half the player Pogba is.

He's surrounded by average. He looks behind him he sees Mctominay. Guy gave the ball away more in 45 minutes against Wolves than Pogba would in a season. Looks at his other midfield partners and sees a geriatric Serbian and some Brazilian with the worst Brazilian name of all time and absolutely no Brazilian flair. In front of him are two very inconsistent youngsters who really need to step it up.

Side note on Rashford, i'd really like to see him playing smarter. That free kick that he took even if he'd hit it as sweetly as he could it would be a miracle if it went in, in the end it was fecking embarrassing.

As much as I couldn't understand why Pogba took the pen the other day, he'll get no stick from me. If he works less than I'd like, he'll get no stick from me. The players around him are nowhere near his quality and we did nothing to change that this season.

Another sidenote, would love to see Gomes get time ahead of Lingard and Mata. Those two aren't gonna get us top four and you never know Gomes just might but even if he doesn't a year of game time will do no harm to his development.

P.s sorry for the waffle

posted 3 weeks, 3 days ago

comment by Kung Fu Cantona 🙏🏼 🇵🇸 (U18082)
posted 24 minutes ago
Feck me you're a schitty person.

There is never an excuse to boo a player wearing our jersey when he's playing just because he misplaces a pass ffs. Even the booing Fellaini received was shameful. But to do it after he's been abused for half the week is atrocious.

You keep on lowering the bar.
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You keep going on about booing as if that’s the only way to show frustration at a player. If the crowd get annoyed at a potential bad performance of Pogba there are many ways to translate that to him other than booing. And if the paying public see him phone it in then why shouldn’t they be allowed to let it be known they’re annoyed?

You’re the unreasonable one because you think that just because some idiots at Wolves racially abused him that Pogba gets a free pass tomorrow? If he does well he gets cheered, if he does badly he gets jeered. Same with any footballer during a game.

posted 3 weeks, 3 days ago

So how should the fans show they don't think Pogba is playing well during the match?

posted 3 weeks, 3 days ago

comment by CurrentlyInChina (U11181)
posted 5 minutes ago
So how should the fans show they don't think Pogba is playing well during the match?
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Come on, you don’t have to “boo” a player to show your frustration. When a player gives the ball away for the third time in a few minutes, for instance, the groan of displeasure is louder and more pronounced than if a player who’s playing well does it for the first time. It doesn’t necessarily mean each individual is actively “showing they don’t think he’s playing well”, just that they’re getting frustrated at seeing the same thing from the same player.

If I’m watching the game in a pub and Rashford hits his third woeful free kick in a few minutes, I might slap my thigh and say “for God’s sake, man”, and I might do the same at the match. Nothing like booing a player at all.

posted 3 weeks, 3 days ago

I don't think I've ever heard Utd boo their own player or anything tbh unless I missed it. Even the team until LVG I think and even then I don't think they were actually booing the team if that makes sense. Booing your own player is a big deal really and it's hard for a player to come back from.

posted 3 weeks, 3 days ago

If he plays woefully, kicking simple passes wayward, not running etc then he plays woefully and shouldn't be immune from criticism

That said, he really doesn't have much quality alongside him in midfield (that's putting it mildly) and therefore shouldn't be expected to control games on his own which the likes of Souness will no doubt slate him for

posted 3 weeks, 3 days ago

Clockwork, groans could do that. Though for me, it would be more frustration than displeasure.

posted 3 weeks, 3 days ago

comment by rosso is facking happy (U17054)
posted 10 hours, 23 minutes ago
“He looks behind him he sees Mctominay. Guy gave the ball away more in 45 minutes against Wolves than Pogba would in a season.“

2018/9 pass completion

Pogba: 82.8%
McT: 83.3%

2018/19 dispossessed/game

Pogba: 2.5
McT: 0.4

2018/19 poor touch/game:

Pogba: 2.1
McT: 0.9

You don’t know what you’re talking about.
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Ouch!

Different types of players McT will be safe more than pogba . However i have to say I like McT and think he could really become a very useful player long term for us.. he’s already nailed down a place long and gets better and better, long may it continue.

comment by Shugs (U14253)

posted 3 weeks, 3 days ago

Should Pogba be immune from criticism

No... Nobody should

Should Pogba be immune from abuse... Absolutely

posted 3 weeks, 3 days ago

comment by Shugs (U14253)
posted 59 seconds ago
Should Pogba be immune from criticism

No... Nobody should

Should Pogba be immune from abuse... Absolutely
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posted 3 weeks, 3 days ago

No player should be immune from the critics but Pogba is often judged on a different barometer.

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