Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer backs Fred to fill Paul Pogba void

‘Fred will take Paul’s position for a while and he’s been brilliant for us’: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer backs £52m star to fill void left by injured Pogba after Roy Keane criticised Brazil midfielder

  • Paul Pogba is expected to be out of action until the beginning of December 
  • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes Fred will step up to the plate in his absence
  • The Manchester United manager has also been impressed with Andreas Pereira 

Ole Gunnar Solskajaer  has challenged Fred to step up and fill the gap left by Paul Pogba at Manchester United while the Frenchman recovers from injury.

The United boss confirmed after Sunday’s win at Norwich that Pogba is set to be out until December after missing eight of the last 10 games with an ankle problem.

Fred has started four of the five matches since Pogba last played against Arsenal a month ago, and has at last shown signs of improvement after a difficult start at United.

Manchester United midfielder Fred will start in the absence of the injured Paul Pogba

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been impressed with the performances of Fred and Andreas Pereira

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been impressed with the performances of…