RALF RANGNICK believes we are about to see the best of Paul Pogba – because he wants to shine in store.
The Manchester United The star returned to full training this week for the first time since sustaining a thigh injury while on duty in France in early November.
All talks on a new deal at Old Trafford has since been folded and the club are happy to let their record £89m signing go for free.
“Even if it only shows enough for a new contract elsewhere, he would be very motivated to do it and why shouldn’t I then play him?
“He had his first day training with the team and he showed what an extraordinary player he can be.
“For me, it’s not a matter of whether a player has an expired contract, the question is how much he still wants to be a part of this team, he still feels mentally and physically. substance at what level?
“As long as it is, why shouldn’t Paul Pogba play now, after two and a half months of injury? He is completely healthy again and wants to appear.
“There is a difference in how the players deal with their current situation.
“How do they handle that? If they handle that professionally, ambitiously, of course I will play players even though they have contracts that expire in the summer.”
United are set to make a big splash with the huge £89m fee they paid Juve for World Cup winner Pogba, 28, in 2016.
But the club are not bothered about offering a major new contract to a player who has played very little on the pitch during his time at the club.
Meanwhile, Rangnick stuck to his claims that left-leaning striker Anthony Martial refused to join the United squad during last Saturday’s 2-2 draw at Aston Villa.
Players have denied it on social networks.
But before United’s trip to Brentford On Wednesday, Rangnick said: “I said all that needed to be said about it after the game. I nominated him before the game and he wasn’t in the group. You can draw your own conclusions. .
“I had a conversation with him on Sunday about all of this and for me, from my perspective, everything has been talked about, everything has been worked out and there is no need to add any further. whatever’s on it.”
Martial did not train on Sunday or Monday although there is no hint of an injury.
Rangnick added: “I think both could be available.”
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https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/football/17367709/paul-pogba-rangnick-form-transfer-man-utf/ Paul Pogba will return to his best form for Man Utd…even if it’s just to seal a big transfer elsewhere, says Ralf Rangnick