PAUL POGBA scored on his return day in the Premier League to give Manchester United a 1-0 lead over Burnley.
That is 28 years oldHis first start since a 6–0 home loss to Liverpool on 24 October, where he was substituted in the second half.
He then injured his hamstring while on international duty with France This has left him on the sidelines.
And after starting in the shock of exiting the FA Cup at the hands of MiddlesbroughRalf Rangnick decided to include him in his squad for the clash at Turf Moor.
His involvement in the team paid off after his dismissal Red Devil took the lead in the 18th minute.
Pogba found himself unmarked in the box, where he caught a cross from left-back Luke Shaw.
The 2018 World Cup champion shot the ball reasonably into the top right corner to relieve pressure on interim player Rangnick.
Incredibly, it was his first Premier League goal in over a YEAR since scoring against Fulham in January 2020.
His last goal for United in any competition has come in the first leg of the Europa League semi-final 6-2 against Roma on April 29.
Question marks remain over Pogba’s future with the former Juventus player becoming a free agent in the summer.
Before the penalty shootout defeat to Boro, Rangnick urges Pogba to remind fans of how good he is.
He commented: “I myself will be very excited to see how Paul is doing and like all the other players for me, he is a new player now.
“He can show me and the whole team – the fans and everyone in England – how good he is and how high he can play.
“Let’s wait and see what he can show and what he can deliver.”
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