Paul Ince thinks Manchester United should sell midfielder Paul Pogba following their 0-0 draw with Frank Lampard’s Chelsea on Saturday.
The World Cup winner has started his side’s last three games on the bench and has been brought on by head coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as a second-half substitute.
But Paul feels Pogba should have started ahead of either Scott McTominay or Fred in United’s midfield for their match versus Chelsea, which ended in a stalemate.
And the ex-United midfielder, who made 281 appearances during his career at the club, believes Pogba should now be granted his transfer to Real Madrid.
‘Paul Pogba should be on the pitch, this is a big, big game,’ Paul told beIN Sport.
‘For him to be sitting on the bench and watching, with no disrespect, McTominay and Fred playing in his position, I would be saying, ‘I must be doing something wrong if I can’t get in this team’.
‘I know he has had an injury and he might be trying to bring him on a little later on. ‘But I think it is time to move on.’
In other news, Inter Milan playmaker Christian Eriksen will be offered to other outfits in January.
The Denmark international has failed to hit it off with Antonio Conte since signing from Spurs ten months ago.
According to Todofichajes, Manchester United and PSG are looking at buying the 28-year-old when the winter transfer market opens.
The Parisians have made contact with Eriksen’s entourages, but United will not make a deal easy. Inter Milan are demanding at least £55 million for him.
Manchester United are planning to rekindle their interest in Christian Eriksen, who formerly played for fellow Premier League outfit Tottenham Hotspur.
The Danish star bagged 69 goals and 89 assists in over 300 games for Spurs before he joined Inter Milan in the January transfer market this year.
He has since struggled for regular game time and has been restricted to only nine Serie A starts under head coach Antonio Conte.
As a result, Eriksen has already voiced his concern over the situation and Todofichajes states that United could attempt to sign the player this winter.
I Nerazzurri are open to parting ways with the midfielder, provided they are able to recoup the entire £18.3 million paid to Spurs earlier this year.
United are obviously long-term admirers of Christian, but they are likely to face direct competition from PSG for his services.
Christian has registered four goals and three assists from 29 games for Inter to date. He was linked with a potential return to Spurs this summer.
Meanwhile, Sheffield United are allegedly keen on a January loan deal for Manchester United star Marcos Rojo.
The 30-year-old defender appeared for United’s Under-23 side last week but has not been involved for the senior team this season, having fallen down the pecking order at the club.
Rojo signed for Estudiantes on loan in January, but the move was cut short due to the COVID-19 outbreak, and he remained with United over the summer despite a host of speculation.
The Argentine will be out of contract next summer and is expected to depart on a free transfer, but according to The Sun, the Blades are hoping to take him on loan for the second half of the 2020-21 term.
Sheffield United head coach Chris Wilder is hoping to seal a loan move for Manchester United and Argentina defender Marcos Rojo in the next transfer market, according to the latest reports.
Chris is short of numbers at the back. Star defender Jack O’Connell is out with a knee problem and could miss the rest of the season.
And although the club remain difficult to score goals against, a loan move for Marcos in January is on Wilder’s wishlist, report The Sun.
The South American defender seems to be surplus to requirements at Old Trafford. He was left out of their 24-man roster for the UCL group stages.
But the 30-year-old star has plenty of experience at the top level and could be a fine acquisition for the Bramall lane outfit.
Marcos went out on loan last campaign but had a disappointing time back on home soil with his boyhood club Estudiantes.
He becomes a free agent at the end of this season so both player and club are keen to secure the next move.
Several outfits made enquiries during the last transfer market but nothing came of them.
A successful loan transfer at Sheffield United could pave the way for Marco’s next step.
Elsewhere, Manchester United head coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has insisted that midfielder Donny van de Beek will “get his games” for the club in the coming weeks.
“Don’t worry about that. He’ll get his games. It is easy to say who should be playing and more difficult to say who shouldn’t,” the United boss told Sky Sports News.