Makelele: France system suits Pogba better than Man Utd

Jerome Boateng Bayern Munich 2018-19

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After identifying Toby Alderweireld as his top choice, Mourinho then moved on to the likes of Boateng, Harry Maguire, Yerry Mina, Diego Godin and Kurt Zouma.

The 25-year-old has endured putting up with Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho over the past year but has made a decision to calm his nerves with the United boss.

Boateng had previously played in the Premier League for Manchester City, but the 30-year-old defender could not be tempted to leave Bayern, even if the thought of a new club intrigued him.

But Makelele told The Sun: "When I look at the Paul Pogba who plays for France and the one I see wearing a United shirt, it is clear the system is different".

'Neville the pundit on Pogba would say, "He's a talented player but I want to see more consistency and leadership," the former right back told The Times.

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho will reportedly focus on turning Marcus Rashford into the complete forward after losing patience with Anthony Martial.

Although United have insisted the midfielder is not for sale following reports he may be open to another move away from Old Trafford, the club may decide to cash in on him in the year ahead if he continues to be unhappy in Manchester.

Gary Neville insists that Manchester United will be just fine if Paul Pogba leaves Old Trafford, stating that "no one is bigger than the club".

"I explained to Jose that it's hard to leave Bayern, and if I do, everything has to be in place to top this club". It was no escape, but rather the thrill of a new challenge.

Arsenal and Tottenham may finally be about to get the chance to land Anthony Martial from Manchester United.

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