Man United legend Roy Keane has blasted Paul Pogba, saying the £89million man is a “big problem” for the club and acts “like a schoolboy”.
France midfielder Pogba, 25, came on as a second-half sub before Sevilla striker Wissam Ben Yedder scored the two goals that would send United crashing out of the Champions League on Tuesday night.
But his introduction made no difference – with Keane saying Pogba’s lack of awareness led to the Spanish side’s first goal.
And the former Old Trafford skipper, 46, laid into Pogba for being a “big player” incapable of changing anything on the pitch – mirroring Graeme Souness’ criticism from last month.
He said: “Pogba is a big problem and if he can’t get in the starting XI then you’re in trouble.
“You expect big players to come on and change the game.
“He came on and did nothing.
“We saw with the first goal, his reaction to it was like a schoolboy.
“He doesn’t smell danger. The reason you’re part of a team is that when your team-mate makes a mistake, you cover for him and make up for it.
“No one is helping each other and they’re not playing like the great United teams where you have to dig a result out even on an off night.
“They’re playing as individuals and don’t seem capable of being able to do that.”
Keane also questioned whether the squad – who lost 2-1 on the night after Romelu Lukaku’s late consolation – truly valued the red shirt as a whole.
He added: “When I played for United I always thought when you put on the jersey you felt great, enjoyed the history, the pressure, the badge and expectation from supporters.
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“When I look at this team I get the impression they don’t enjoy the expectation and pressure.
“The goals were shocking ones to give away. I’m not surprised United lost because you don’t know what you’re going to get.
“The goals, oh my goodness, we talk about tactics and systems but the players have to do their jobs. That’s the least you expect.”