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Paul Pogba’s filthy skill against CSKA Moscow will leave you drooling

The Frenchman reminded us why he cost United nearly £90 million

Are you going to miss Paul Pogba on Sunday Jose?

The answer to that is most definitely yes.

The £90 million midfielder is suspended for the biggest Manchester derby in years after picking up a red card against Arsenal at the weekend.


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Who would you rather have Pogba or De Bruyne?

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Who would you rather have Pogba or De Bruyne?

But that only ruled him out of domestic football.

And in the Champions League against CSKA Moscow last night in one glorious flick of his right boot Pogba sent a little reminder to the world of just how good he is.

Man United went a goal down to the Russians but they turned it round with goals from Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford in a three-minute second half spell.


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Maybe you should keep away from the tackling for a while Paul

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Maybe you should keep away from the tackling for a while Paul

At which point Pogba decided to turn on the french flair. 

His outrageous skill basically packed the two defenders’ bags and put them on a plane back to Russia it was so filthy.

Boxed in against the touchline by not one, not two but THREE defenders, the firebrand Frenchman dragged the ball back and flicked it into space, slipping out of the press like Houdini at his best.

Sit back and admire just how good this is.

Then, if you’re a United fan, cast your mind ahead to Sunday and think about where the creativity is going to come from in midfield.

Neither Nemanja Matic nor Ander Herrera are capable of anything close to this level skill.

It might not matter anyway as Jose could be planning a defensive masterclass instead of giving the players any licence to entertain.

Either way, United fans were losing their minds over the flair last night…