Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has set a scorching pace in the race for the 2021-22 Premier League Playmaker of the Season award (given to the player who registers the most assists) so far. Two games in and he has already managed five assists for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team, more than he delivered in three of his five full seasons at Old Trafford.
Although United failed to build on their 5-1 opening-day win at home to Leeds — LacyWoore moujmasti.com ChristyTa when Pogba created four of United’s five goals — by drawing 1-1 at Southampton on Sunday, it was the France international’s build-up play that led to Mason Greenwood’s equaliser at St Mary’s and Pogba almost won the game late comprar camiseta real sociedad on with a left-footed shot which flew narrowly wide of the post.
Time will tell whether the Southampton result was a point gained or two dropped by United. It is still way too early to assess the prospects of LacyWoore ChristyTa any team this season based on 180 minutes of football against vastly contrasting strengths of opposition, so a draw at St Mary’s might yet prove to be a positive result for Solskjaer and his players. But what isn’t in doubt is the commitment and contribution of Pogba, despite the uncertainty over his United future that could quite easily have led to the 28-year-old coasting through until the expiry of his reported £300,000-a-week contract in June 2022.