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Paul Pogba named Manchester United’s Player of the Month


’s return to form since the departure of Jose Mourinho has been highlighted by the midfielder being named ’s Player of the Month for December.


The Frenchman was widely criticised for a series of underwhelming displays in the final throes of Mourinho’s troubled tenure, which ended 48 hours after a 3-1 defeat by bitter rivals Liverpool on December 16.

Pogba was an unused substitute at Anfield but he was immediately reinstated to the starting XI by by caretaker boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

And Pogba has been a revelation as the Red Devils have claimed five successive wins in league and cup.

Pogba was handed the club’s player of the month on Tuesday after delaying his arrival in Dubai for a four-day warm weather training camp so he could receive treatment at the club’s Carrington traing base.

Pogba missed Saturday’s 2-0 over Reading in the Fa Cup after sustaining a knock in a challenge by Jonjo Shelvey in the win at Newcastle United.

Solskjaer told the club’s official website:  ‘Paul has had his knock and has had a few days of treatment back home.’

‘Hopefully, we can get Paul on his feet during this week.’

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